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Zuni Sage Pesto

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

This delicious fall version of Zuni Sage Pesto is made with aromatic fresh sage leaves and rich walnuts. It is absolutely wonderful. Whether you stir it into a simple pumpkin soup, put a dollop on...


  • ¼ cup packed fresh sage leaves
  • ½ cup mild olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
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Nutrition Facts


342 cals


33 g

Saturated Fat

7 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

21 g


6 g


0 g


3 g


8 g


257 mg


  1. Puree the sage, olive oil and garlic in a food processor or blender. Add the walnuts and continue to puree. Add the cheese, salt, and pepper and puree until smooth.2. Serve immediately or cover and chill until ready to eat. This recipe makes one cup of pesto, which is roughly four servings.

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