Chunky Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Chunky Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Try this quick, full-flavored sun-dried tomato pesto with roasted vegetables or as a sandwich spread.

From EatingWell: September/October 2010
Yield: 1/2 cup
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soft or reconstituted and chopped (see Tip)
  2. 5 tablespoons water
  3. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  4. 1 medium clove garlic, chopped
  5. 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted (see Tip)
  6. 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  7. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  8. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  9. 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Process sun-dried tomatoes, water, oil, garlic, pine nuts, vinegar, oregano and salt in a food processor until a rough pesto forms. Stir in cheese.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 61 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 165 mg sodium; 134 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fat