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8 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
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Cilantro Pesto II

Great pesto with garlic, cilantro, walnuts, parmesan and olive oil that can be used with so many meals..

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Peel the garlic cloves. Rinse the cilantro, and pat dry with paper towels. Cut the parmesan cheese into small cubes.
  2. In the work bowl of a food processor, drop the cheese in a few cubes at a time. Process until well ground. While still processing, drop in the garlic and walnuts.
  3. Process for another 1-2 minutes. Stop the processor, add the cilantro, and process.
  4. While processing, add the olive oil slowly through the feed tube.
  5. When all the oil has been added, stop the processor and put the pesto into a container with an airtight lid.
  6. Note: will keep in the fridge for about a week, unless someone finds it...
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Nutrition summary:

There are 329 calories in 1 serving of Cilantro Pesto II.
Calorie break-down: 92% fat, 4% carbs, 5% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
329
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
34.59g
53%
Saturated Fat
5.153g
26%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
7.309g
Monounsaturated Fat
20.994g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
3.13g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
0.53g
Protein
3.96g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
730mg
73%
Iron
7.02mg
39%
Potassium
188mg
5%
Vitamin A
0IU
0%
Vitamin C
61.8mg
103%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
16%
of RDI*
(329 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (3%)
 
Fat (92%)
 
Protein (5%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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