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Mint Pesto

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From EatingWell:  August/September 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

Since pesto is a “raw” sauce, the flavor of the olive oil is crucial to its success. Use the best first-cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil you can comfortably afford.

About 1 cup | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Place basil, mint, almonds, oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic and salt in a food processor; pulse a few times, then process until fairly smooth, or to the desired consistency.

Nutrition

Per 2-tablespoon serving : 70 Calories; 7 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 2 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 74 mg Sodium; 86 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 1/2 fat

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