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Red Bell Pepper Pesto

Time:
45 Minutes
Difficulty:
Easy
Serves:
8 People
Overhead view of red pepper pesto in glass jar.

Ingredients

1 lg red bell pepper
12 garlic cloves
1 cup packed basil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp sea salt
3 Tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Cut bell pepper into 1-inch pieces. Place on baking sheet with garlic cloves. Roast in oven for about 20 minutes or until well browned.

  2. Place in food processor with basil, cheese and salt. Blend, adding a tablespoon of water at a time. Puree until smooth.

Nutrition

Calories 40
Protein 3g
Sodium 245mg
Carbohydrates 3g
Fat 2g
Fiber 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Servings 8 (2 Tbsp ea.)