Macadamia Pesto

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Nutritional Information

Calories 90
Caloriesfromfat 88 %
Protein 1.7 g
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 1.8 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Sodium 54 mg
Cholesterol 1.5 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup salted, roasted macadamia nuts
3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups lightly packed rinsed and drained fresh basil leaves

Preparation

In a blender or food processor, whirl 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 3 tablespoons olive oil, and 1/4 cup salted, roasted macadamia nuts until coarsely ground. Add 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese and 1 1/2 cups lightly packed rinsed and drained fresh basil leaves. Whirl until smooth, scraping container sides as needed. Add salt to taste. If making sauce up to 1 day ahead, cover and chill.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

August 1999
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