Traditionally, pesto is made with pine nuts and the flavor of it is amazing. However, pine nuts are simply too expensive, so walnuts make a good substitute for flavor and for the pocketbook! Try this pesto out and if you've got your own basil plant, this will definitely be a recipe you'll want on hand!

Basil Pesto [Vegan]

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Calories

163

Serves

4

Cooking Time

20

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup fresh basil, packed
  • 1 1/4 cup roasted walnuts
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
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Preparation

  1. Put all ingredients into a food processor.
  2. Enjoy!
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 163 | Carbs: 4 g | Fat: 17 g | Protein: 2 g | Sodium: 28 mg | Sugar: 1 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.