Three-Herb Pesto
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh oregano leaves
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2tablespoons fresh parsley leaves
  • 1⁄4 cup pistachio nuts
  • 2-4 cloves garlic, to taste
  • 3teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, Romano, or Asiago cheese
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  1. Place first five ingredients (oregano through garlic) in a blender or food processor and blend. Slowly add lemon juice and olive oil, and blend until puréed.
  2. Transfer mixture to a medium bowl and stir in cheese; add salt to taste. Serve, or refrigerate for up to 5 days.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Three-Herb Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


PER SERVING (1 tablespoon): 76 cal, 6g fat (4g mono, 1g poly, 1g sat), 1mg chol, 2g protein, 4g carb, 2g fiber, 115mg sodium