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Pesto Puttanesca

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5 servings, 1/4 cup each

Sure, pesto is a classy condiment. But our Pesto Puttanesca, with its pistachios, and a few other surprise ingredients, is practically black-tie ready.

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  • Process first 5 ingredients in food processor until finely chopped, using pulsing action.
  • Mix remaining ingredients in liquid measuring cup. Gradually add to basil mixture through feed tube in lid, processing after each addition until well blended.

Serving Suggestion

Serve over hot grilled fish or poultry. Or, mix 2/3 cup prepared pesto with 24-oz. jar pasta sauce before heating and serving over hot cooked pasta.


For an easy appetizer, spread 1/2 cup prepared pesto onto 12-inch ready-to-use baked pizza crust; top with 1-1/2 cups KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese. Bake as directed on pizza crust package. Cut into 3x1-1/2-inch strips.

How to Store

Store prepared pesto in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 5 days. Or for longer storage, freeze up to 2 months; thaw in refrigerator before using.


  • 5 servings, 1/4 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 5 servings, 1/4 cup each
Calories 160
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 370mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 40 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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