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Pesto Sauce

Warning: this recipe was designed for a Vitamix high-performance blender. To avoid damage if you’re using a non-Vitamix blender please refer to your blender owner’s manual for operation guidelines.

This homemade pesto is full of color and flavor, and is delicious over pasta, chicken, or fresh steamed veggies.

Per serving :

Calories: 233

Fat: 24 g

Carbs: 4 g

Protein: 4 g


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  • Olive Oil - 3⅞ oz
  • Garlic - 3
  • Basil - 2⅞ oz
  • Pine Nut - 7/8 oz
  • Parmesan Cheese - 1¾ oz
  • Sea Salt - 1 pinch
  • Black Pepper - 1 pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving (about 48g)
Amount per serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 5g 21%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 152mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars 1g  
Protein 4g  
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 11% Iron 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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