lus.cious adjective

1. highly pleasing to the taste or smell

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Saturday, January 1, 2011

Adriana's Pesto

Since eating low carb I have begun cooking with fresh ingredients and herbs. Basil has become one of my favorite herbs! I had an excess of basil and I didn't want it to go bad, so I tried my hand at making pesto for the very first time! I'm not sure how "authentic" my version is but it tasted amazing!


2 cups loosley packed basil leaves, washed and dried
1 clove of garlic
3 tbsp parmesan cheese
3 tbsp walnuts
1/4 cup olive oil
sea salt to taste


1. In a food processor, add the basil leaves, walnuts, parmesan, sea salt and garlic. Mix until pureed.
2. Drizzle in the olive oil until thoroughly combined.

That's it! This recipe makes approximately 1/2 cup with 5.24 Net carbs.

To store it put it in a container and cover with a light layer of olive oil to prevent it from browning.

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