Basil Pecan Pesto

Pecans stand in for the traditional pine nuts in this variation of pesto.

Yield

12 servings

Ingredients

3 cups fresh basil leaves
1 1/2 cups pecans
4 cloves garlic
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 pinch ground black pepper to taste

Directions

Blend the basil, pecans, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper together in a food processor until the mixture becomes a slightly chunky paste.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 232; Total Fat: 24.3 g; Cholesterol: 3 mg; Sodium: 132 mg; Total Carbs: 2.7 g (Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g); Protein: 2.9 g

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