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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




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Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 1.5g; dietary fiber 0.4g; sugars 0.4g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0.2g; cholesterol 0.7mg; vitamin a iu 430IU; vitamin c 5.5mg; folate 9.1mcg; calcium 17.8mg; iron 0.3mg; magnesium 4.6mg; potassium 37.6mg; sodium 69.5mg.