That Old Italian Guy’s Fast Pesto Sauce

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 172
Yield: 1 cup


4 cups fresh basil
4 garlic cloves
1/4 stick unsalted butter
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/8 cup grated Romano cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt


In a food processor, combine all ingredients for 60–90 seconds. Scrape ingredients down from sides of processor and continue combining until thick and smooth.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 172
Calories from Fat: 160

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