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Simple Basil Pesto

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $0.81

$0.81 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 10 minutes

Ready in 10 minutes

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spoonacular Score:71%

Spoonacular Score: 71%

 

The recipe Simple Basil Pesto can be made in about 10 minutes. Watching your figure? This gluten free, dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and vegan recipe has 131 calories, 1g of protein, and 14g of fat per serving. For 81 cents per serving, you get a condiment that serves 4. This recipe from Foodista has 1 fans. If you have olive oil, flat leaf parsley leaves, lemon juice, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 55%, which is good. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Simple Basil Pesto, Simple Basil Pesto, and A Simple Basil Pesto Pasta.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.25 cup
0.25 cup olive oil
olive oil
3 cloves
3 cloves garlic
garlic
1 cup
1 cup fresh basil leaves
fresh basil leaves
0.5 cup
0.5 cup flat leaf parsley leaves
flat leaf parsley leaves
2 tsps
2 tsps nutritional yeast flakes
nutritional yeast flakes
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp lemon juice
lemon juice
some
some salt
salt
0.25 cup olive oil
0.25 cup
olive oil
3 cloves garlic
3 cloves
garlic
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1 cup
fresh basil leaves
0.5 cup flat leaf parsley leaves
0.5 cup
flat leaf parsley leaves
2 tsps nutritional yeast flakes
2 tsps
nutritional yeast flakes
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
some salt
some
salt

Equipment

food processor
food processor
blender
blender
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
food processor
food processor
blender
blender
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Heat one teaspoon (5 ml) of olive oil in a pan. Fry garlic until lightly golden. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Place the basil, parsley, nutritional yeast flakes, and the remaining olive oil into a food processor or blender. Add the warm garlic.
  3. Blend until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  4. Add lemon juice and salt. Mix well.
  5. Store in a sealed container in the fridge for no longer than 4 days.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.81
Ingredient
¼ cups olive oil
3 cloves garlic
1 cup fresh basil leaves
½ cups flat leaf parsley leaves
2 teaspoons nutritional yeast flakes
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
Price
$0.64
$0.20
$0.94
$1.19
$0.16
$0.10
$3.23

Nutritional Information

Quickview
131k Calories
1g Protein
13g Total Fat
2g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
131k
7%

Fat
13g
21%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
2g
1%

  Sugar
0.2g
0%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
198mg
9%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
1g
2%

Vitamin K
156µg
149%

Vitamin A
948IU
19%

Vitamin C
13mg
16%

Vitamin E
2mg
14%

Manganese
0.12mg
6%

Iron
0.83mg
5%

Folate
16µg
4%

Potassium
92mg
3%

Fiber
0.65g
3%

Calcium
25mg
3%

Vitamin B6
0.05mg
2%

Magnesium
8mg
2%

Copper
0.04mg
2%

Phosphorus
11mg
1%

Zinc
0.16mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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