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Tofu Pesto


From EatingWell:  Summer 2003

Replacing some of the oil used to make pesto with silken tofu yields a thick and creamy texture—and less fat.

About 1 cup | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Place basil, tofu, pine nuts, oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a food processor and process until smooth. Add Parmesan and pulse until combined.


Per tablespoon : 40 Calories; 3 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 2 mg Cholesterol; 1 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 60 mg Sodium; 35 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 fat