1. In a blender, pulse the basil, pine nuts, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper until finely chopped. With the blender still running, gradually add enough oil to form a smooth and thick consistency.
2. Transfer the pesto to a medium bowl and stir in 1/2 cup of cheese. Season the pesto with more salt and pepper, to taste.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (125g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Serving|
|Calories from Fat: 298 (74%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 33.1g||44 %|
|Saturated Fat 7.5g||37 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 9.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 12.1g|
|Cholesterol 29.3mg||9 %|
|Sodium 514.8mg||18 %|
|Potassium 453.2mg||12 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 11.3g||3 %|
|Dietary Fiber 3.1g||12 %|
|Sugars, other 8.2g|
|Protein 19.7g||28 %|
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Calories per serving: 400
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