Basil Pesto Sauce

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5 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 4%
Carbs 6%
Fats 89%
Gluten Free
Nutritious Recipe
Lactose Free

Dip into this low carb, paleo, lactose-free, and gluten-free Basil Pesto Sauce and take your tastebuds on a memorable journey. This unique taste, Italian, vegetarian and vegan dips based dip is perfect for dunking a chip or crunchy vegetable or use as a spread. Learn to make this Authentic basil pesto recipe at home in just one step the FitterEats way! It can be had during the mid-morning, evening, lunch or dinner meals with nachos with cheese dip, potato paratha, pumpkin paratha or potato toast sandwich. This 5 min Basil Pesto Sauce-dip recipe is rich in protein and can be used as a Green pasta sauce, so try it at home.


  • 4 Tbsp Chopped Basil Leaves
  • 2 Tsp Chopped Walnut
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1.5 Tsp Olive Oil


  • Step 1

    In a mixer grinder, add olive oil, chopped walnut, chopped basil leaves, chopped garlic, lemon juice, salt, blend it together, make a thick sauce

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, add a Teaspoon of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Tbsp(13gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 1gm 0.3%
Dietary Fiber 0gm 0.9%
Protein 1gm 1.2%
Total Fat 5gm 6.4%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 49 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 15 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 9 minutes
  • Bicycling 7 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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