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11Ingredients
200Calories
25Minutes

This sun-dried tomato pesto is super simple to make, all you need is 25 minutes! The tomatoes are blended with arugula, mint, walnuts, vinegar, olive oil, and garlic for a flavor-packed sauce. It is extremely versatile, you can spread it onto a sandwich, mix it into a pasta dish, or use it as the sauce on a pizza, the possibilities are endless. If you mix up a big batch you can portion it out and freeze for easy and quick use.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams tomatoes (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 50 grams arugula
  • 10 grams mint
  • 50 grams walnuts (or pine nuts)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 40 grams olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • pepper (to taste)
  • salt (to taste)

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes in a small amount of boiling water for a few minutes until rehydrated.
  2. Drain the tomatoes and place them in a food processor or blender along with the parmesan cheese, arugula, mint, and walnuts or pine nuts.
  3. Grind the mix for approximately 10 seconds on medium to high speed.
  4. Add the balsamic vinegar, water, olive oil, and garlic and puree on medium speed for a few seconds.
  5. If necessary, add more olive oil until the mixture is creamy and smooth.
  6. Store the pesto in a glass jar, drizzling a bit of olive oil over the top to preserve.
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NutritionView more

200Calories
Sodium10%DV230mg
Fat29%DV19g
Protein8%DV4g
Carbs2%DV7g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories200Calories from Fat170
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat19g29%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium230mg10%
Potassium270mg8%
Protein4g8%
Calories from Fat170
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate7g2%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Crystal C. 7 Jul 2015
Sundried Tomato Pesto is now my 5 star recipe for all my pasta dishes. It has a thick pasta like texture to it that coats over the pasta extremely well.