15-Year-Old Pesto Sauce

15-Year-Old Pesto Sauce

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"I first tried pesto in a restaurant about 15 years ago and asked the chef what was in it. I love keeping my own jar of this on hand as it yields enough for a pound of pasta and is wonderful drizzled over tomatoes, boiled potatoes, or Italian bread."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 223 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 297 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Blend the basil, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic, salt, and nutmeg in a blender until smooth. Use immediately or refrigerate until use.

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Most helpful positive review

This was excellent! The basil I used was extremely flavorful bursting with a healthy and wholesome taste and the color was beautiful. I would suggest adding the salt to taste since the parmesan ...

Most helpful critical review

Mommamia! This recipe has way too much salt! I added more basil, olive oil and garlic to try and fix the problem - not the greatest -but otherwise I would try again 1/4 teas. salt to start? and ...

This was excellent! The basil I used was extremely flavorful bursting with a healthy and wholesome taste and the color was beautiful. I would suggest adding the salt to taste since the parmesan ...

Mommamia! This recipe has way too much salt! I added more basil, olive oil and garlic to try and fix the problem - not the greatest -but otherwise I would try again 1/4 teas. salt to start? and ...

This pesto is great. I made the mistake in using a canola oil..........as I didn't have any olive oil on hand. But, I used it on grilled chicken, and once the oil cooks the pesto is delicious!...

Amazing! So good. I added a little more cheese only because I am a cheese freak. I will make this over and over.

Very good basic pesto. Slightly heavyhanded on the salt, but I didn't find it way too salty. We had this with tomatoes and goat cheese tonight, and I plan to use it with a pasta next week. Thank...

Simply Amazing!

Thank you Love2cook, this is a yummy recipe,I had a massive amount of basil,I canned this in freezer safe jars, I am hoping that it will freeze well. We'll see!

This was very good and easy, I would give it five stars but I used walnuts instead of pine nuts and added some chopped olives that I had. I served it with warm French bread and my family could...

I didn't have nutmeg on hand but I went ahead and made it anyway. It's lovely!