Pesto Sauce

Serves: 8
WW Points: 2

1 cup fresh basil - (firmly packed)
1/2 cup parsley
1/4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
2 tablespoons pinenuts or walnuts
2 garlic cloves
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tomato -- seeded
2 tablespoons chicken broth

Place all ingredients into a food processor and blend to desired consistency (either chopped or smooth). Refrigerate or freeze until ready to use.

One generous serving is 1/4 cup. Mix into hot pasta or spoon onto grilled fish or chicken. (Lemon juice may be added to taste).

Nutritional Analysis:
Calories 100; Fat (grams) 9; Percent calories from fat 81; Percent polyunsaturated 9; Percent saturated 18; Percent monounsaturated 54; Cholesterol (milligrams) 2; Sodium (milligrams) 155; Protein (grams) 2; Carbohydrate (grams) 2; Fiber (grams) 2.

Source: Mayo Clinic's Virtual Cookbook, provided by

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