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Pesto Aioli
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

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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