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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4
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This smart blend of pesto and aioli is delicious tossed with pasta or used as a dip for grilled veggies. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
cups fresh basil leaves
1
cup mayonnaise
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup toasted pine nuts
3
cloves garlic
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Place all ingredients in blender or food processor.
  • 2
    Cover and blend on medium speed about 3 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape sides, until smooth.
  • 3
    Cover and refrigerate.

Expert Tips

You can make the pesto aioli up to a day in advance.

Experiment with different herbs and nuts, such as cilantro and cashews, or arugula and walnuts.

To toast pine nuts, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until nuts are light brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
460
% Daily Value
Total Fat
51g
78%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 10 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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