Low Fat Pesto Sauce

Pasta Recipes | 0 comments

I really like pesto sauce, it is an easy treat in the summer when the basil is growing in the garden. But the traditional recipes contain a lot of oil – this version is very tasty, and you needn’t feel guilty at all!

Low Fat Pesto Sauce

Joan Donogh
Pesto sauce without the oil.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2/3 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts

Instructions
 

  • Combine stock and garlic and heat in the microwave on high for 5 minutes (or heat on the stove). Allow to cool.
  • Chop basil in food processor. Add cooled stock, Parmesan cheese and pine nuts. Whirl until everything is finely chopped and blended.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta of your choice. Toss sauce with pasta. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Makes 4 servings

 

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




More Recipes

Beef and Sausage Sauce

Hearty pasta sauce combines crumbled Italian sausage, ground beef and mushrooms with tomatoes.

Spaghetti With Fresh Tomato Sauce

Garden fresh tomatoes are so delicious. Let the fresh taste shine through by just tossing them with pasta, herbs and some Parmesan cheese.

Tomato Sauce

If you have an abundance of fresh tomatoes, make and freeze your own tomato sauce ready to use in the winter when tomatoes aren’t so fresh.

Bolognese Sauce

This is a great recipe to make and freeze when the tomatoes are fresh from the garden – whether you grow them yourself or buy them at the farmers’ market.

Mushroom Tortellini

Party pasta recipe with tortellini, bacon, mushrooms and peas in a creamy sauce.

Recent Recipes