A twist on basil pesto gives this green bean side dish extra colour and flavour. It's sure to become your new favourite side dish recipe.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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2 cups fresh basil, tightly packed
1 clove garlic, chopped
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Shredded Cheese
1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts
1/2 lb. (225 g) fresh green beans, trimmed, blanched
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How do I make it ?
Pulse basil, garlic and olive oil in a food processor or blender until coarsely chopped.
Combine cheese and walnuts in a medium bowl; add basil mixture.
Top green beans with pesto and serve immediately.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Store pesto in resealable container in refrigerator up to 1 week, or freeze in ice cube trays. Pop out and store in resealable plastic bags.
Substitute pine nuts or almonds for walnuts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 21 g
Saturated fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 8 g
4 servings, 1-3/4 cups (425 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.