Pesto Pizza Sauce

A little pesto sauce packs a lot of flavor. Experiment with a variety of herbs, nuts, and cheeses to create your own signature pesto.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups fresh basil leaves
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ⅔ cup pine nuts
  • ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Romano cheese
  • ⅔ cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, and cheeses in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse to finely chop ingredients.
  • With processor running, add olive oil to ingredients in a steady stream. Continue processing just until mixture is completely puréed and blended.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups fresh basil leaves
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ⅔ cup pine nuts
  • ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Romano cheese
  • ⅔ cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, and cheeses in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse to finely chop ingredients.
  • With processor running, add olive oil to ingredients in a steady stream. Continue processing just until mixture is completely puréed and blended.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat15g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium85mg
Total Carbohydrate1g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein3g