This Healthy Pesto Sauce is about to become your new favorite sauce. It’s simple to make, yet packed with good-for-you ingredients. Use it with your favorite pasta, on salads, and as a savory spread for sandwiches!
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2 1/2ozfresh basil
1/2cuppine nutscan substitute walnuts
1/3cupgrated Parmesan cheese
2-4clovesgarlicdepending on how strong of a garlic taste you like
1/2tspsea saltplus more to taste
1/4tspground black pepperplus more to taste
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse to your desired consistency.
You can also pulse the garlic and pine nuts together before the other ingredients to break them down a little bit more.
Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.
Healthy Pesto Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 tbsp)
Calories 132Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Vitamin A 336IU7%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.