Discover a great way to use fresh basil and Parmesan with this Basil Pesto Recipe! Toast up some pine nuts and try this Basil Pesto Recipe tonight.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
6 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
2/3 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
2/3 cup KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
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Let's Make It
Process ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth.
For a quick and flavorful pasta dish, cook 1/2 lb. angel hair pasta as directed on package, omitting salt; drain. Toss with 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes and 1 cup CLASSICO Basil Pesto Pasta Sauce.
How to Store
Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week. Or, freeze in ice cube trays until firm, then pop out and store in resealable plastic bags until ready to use.
Chop additional fresh basil leaves; use to garnish filled bowl of pesto. Or, garnish with additional toasted pine nuts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 7g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
5 servings, about 1/4 cup each
* 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.