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Avocado Pesto
Avocado Pesto

Avocado Pesto

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Cook Minutes 10 Min
Prep : 10 Min
Go green with this tasty Avocado Pesto recipe that makes a flavourful sauce for any pasta dish. The addition of the grated Parmesan cheese and toasted walnuts makes our Avocado Pesto even better.
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4 Servings
Servings
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1 fully ripe avocado, cut lengthwise in half, pitted and peeled
2 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
3 Tbsp. Kraft 100% Parmesan Aged Grated Cheese
3 cloves garlic, peeled
2 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
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Step 1
Process all ingredients except oil in food processor until ingredients are well blended and form a smooth paste.
Step 2
Add oil gradually through feed tube at top of processor, processing constantly after each addition.
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Serving Suggestion
Cook 1 lb. (450 g) of your favourite pasta shape; drain, reserving the pasta cooking water. Toss hot pasta with prepared pesto. If pesto is too thick to evenly coat the pasta, gradually stir in enough of the reserved cooking water until pesto is of desired consistency.
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Special Extra
Serve topped with additional grated Parmesan cheese.
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Storage Know-How
Spoon prepared pesto into airtight container; cover with plastic wrap, with plastic wrap pressed directly onto surface of pesto. Cover with lid. Refrigerate up to 3 days before using as desired.
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Substitute
Substitute toasted pine nuts for the walnuts.
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Nutrition
Calories
250
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value
Fat 25 g
Saturated fat 4 g
20 %
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 80 mg
3 %
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A
25 %
Vitamin C
15 %
Calcium
4 %
Iron
8 %
Servings
4 servings, 1/4 cup (50 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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