Who says all pestos have to be made with basil and pine nuts? This nut- and garlic-free pesto recipe will prove that all pestos are not equal. Sweet peas, parsley, basil and mint are blended with Parmesan cheese and a mild shallot, resulting in a fresh, tasty sauce that can be served with vegetables or pasta, or even used as a sandwich spread. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Add 2 tablespoons of water. Cover and pulse until desired consistency, adding more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, if necessary. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.


Nutrition Facts

11 calories; 0.3 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 1 mg cholesterol; 70 mg sodium. 38 mg potassium; 1.5 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g fiber; 0.8 g protein; 430 IU vitamin a iu; 6 mg vitamin c; 9 mcg folate; 18 mg calcium; 5 mg magnesium;