Clean Eating Traditional Pesto Sauce Recipe

Clean Eating Traditional Pesto Recipe

This classic pesto sauce is fill with amazing flavor and is totally easy to make.

Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 36 servings (2 1/4 cups approximately)
Calories 50 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1 cup fresh basil (packed)
  • 7 medium cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup roasted pine nuts
  • salt to taste
US Customary - Metric


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until you have a nice, smooth pesto sauce.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Traditional Pesto Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 44mg2%
Potassium 15mg0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.