Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (no nuts)

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This is my version of red pesto. It's really good with pasta or spread on a crusty bread.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes

  • ½ cup fresh basil

  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup olive oil

Directions

  1. Place sun-dried tomatoes in a small pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let tomatoes soften, about 10 minutes. Drain.

  2. Blend tomatoes, basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and salt in a blender until mixed. Slowly add olive oil, about 1/4 cup at a time; blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
21g Fat
4g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 452mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 245mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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