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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

QUICK FACTS

  PREPARATION TIME
15 min (for 4 serves)

 
  COOKING TIME
0 min (for 4 serves)
  DINNER
Vegetarian
 

SUMMARY

 

Looking for a healthy, fast and easy recipe? Well, check this out! It's a basic pesto recipe made of sun dried tomatoes, garlic, basil, pine nuts and olive oil. Sun-dried tomatoes are a good source of lycopene (an antioxidant), vitamins A, B and C, fibre and potassium. Just toss it with pasta or spread on a toast and you've got a fabulous dinner!

INGREDIENTS

75 g
  Sundried Tomato, softened
1.50 clove (5 g)
  Garlic, crushed
10 g
  Pine Nut, toasted
1 g
  Sea Salt
0.13 cup (27 g)
  Olive Oil
8 g
  Fresh Basil, torn
 

METHOD

1. Place basil, tomatoes, garlic, salt, and pine nuts in a food processor or blender. Puree.

2. Add olive oil slowly, and blend until the mixture is to your desired texture.

3. Store in air-tight container or serve with pasta or toast.

  NUTRITIONAL PANEL
Per Serve
Energy:
694.7 kJ  (166.0 kcal)
Protein:
5.1 g
Total Fat:
5.3 g
-Saturated:
2.1 g
-Mono-Unsaturated:
1.2 g
-Poly-Unsaturated:
2.0 g
Total Carbs:
13.7 g
-Complex Carbs:
0.8 g
-Sugar:
12.9 g
Fibre:
6.3 g
Water:
14.1 mL
Alcohol:
0.0 g
Cholesterol:
0.0 mg
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