There are so many ways to make pesto. It’s a mixture of herbs, garlic, nuts, parmesan, and olive oil. Traditional pesto is made with basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, and olive oil. But the unique combinations can be left up to your imagination.
Nutrition Facts per tablespoon: 50 calories, 4.5g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 0g sugar, 1g protein, 35% vitamin A, 20% vitamin C, 4% calcium, 2% iron
Hi I’m Kristina LaRue, registered dietitian and millennial mom of two active and hungry boys. Here on Love & Zest, you’ll find (mostly) healthy recipes to fuel the whole family and real life stories of modern motherhood. I’m all about veggie-filled breakfast meal prep recipes, healthier sweets, and easy weeknight dinners made in the Instant Pot or sheet pan.
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