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Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Pesto Recipe

Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Pesto


Add some umami to your homemade basil pesto by blending oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes with the usual Parmesan cheese and garlic.


  • 1 ½ cups packed basil leaves
  • ½ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Combine basil, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, garlic, and salt in the bowl of a food processor; pulse until blended. Pour olive oil in slowly, with the processor running, until a paste forms. Blend to desired texture.

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Nutritional Information

Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Pesto

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 113.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 3 %
carbohydrates: 1 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
fat: 17 %
saturated fat: 9 %
cholesterol: 1 %
vitamin a iu: 10 %
niacin equivalents: 5 %
vitamin b6: 3 %
vitamin c: 16 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 10 %
magnesium: 5 %
potassium: 4 %
sodium: 7 %
thiamin: 2 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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