Easy Creamy Pesto


I use pre-made or prepared pesto. Pesto concentrate also works great. Very simple and really tasty sauce. Great over pasta, veggies, and chicken. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons sour cream

  • 3 tablespoons pesto, or more to taste


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in heavy cream. Add flour and mix well to remove clumps. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Stir sour cream and pesto into the saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring, until flavors combine, 2 to 3 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

345 Calories
35g Fat
5g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 345
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 20g 101%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 740mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 137mg 11%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 101mg 2%

* 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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