Guilt-Free Pesto

5 Min

Homemade pesto is so fresh-tasting, and our Guilt-Free Pesto is a version that anyone with diabetes can enjoy. Using a lighter oil, like olive oil makes the tasty difference!

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 4 teaspoons crushed basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil

What to Do

  1. In a small dry skillet over low heat, toast pine nuts until they brown lightly, stirring occasionally. Do not burn; let cool.

  2. Place pine nuts between 2 sheets of plastic wrap on a cutting board and use a rolling pin to crush. (You can also use a mortar and pestle).

  3. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 10

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 14
  • Calories from Fat 13
  • Total Fat 1.4g 2 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.1g 1 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 0.3g 1 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 0.3mg 0 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 0.4g 0 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1 %
  • Sugars 0.1g 0 %

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