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Pesto Sauce

Yield 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons.

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 1/2 cups tightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup commercial oil-free Italian dressing

Nutrition Information

  • calories 22
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.5 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 1.7 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 101 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Position knife blade in food processor bowl. Drop garlic andpine nuts through food chute with processor running; process5 seconds or until garlic is minced. Add basil and parsley;process 10 seconds or until minced. Add cheese; process until blended. Slowly pour Italian dressing through food chute with processor running, blending until smooth. Spread on chicken or fish before cooking, use as a stuffing for mushroom caps, spread on fresh tomato slices or baguette slices, or serve on hot pasta.

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