Pesto Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Chopped fresh parsley1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dried whole basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), pressed
 Olive oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Spaghetti16 Ounce (1 Package)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Grated parmesan cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2145 Calories from Fat 1249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 142 g217.8%

Saturated Fat 34 g170.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.1 mg

Sodium 994.3 mg41.4%

Total Carbohydrates 178 g59.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.6%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 59 g117.8%

Vitamin A 71.1% Vitamin C 71.9%

Calcium 91.8% Iron 72.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cook sphagetti as per the package directions. Drain and keep it aside.
2. Add butter to the cooked sphagetti.

MAKING
2. In a bowl combine basil, parsley, garlic and olive oil. Blend them well and sset aside.
3. Combine sphagetti and olive oil mixture.
4. Complete the dish by stirring in Parmesan Cheese.

SERVING
5. Serve the pesto after garnishing with fresh parsley sprigs.
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