Greek Yogurt and Toasted Hazelnut Pesto Sauce
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Greek Yogurt and Toasted Hazelnut Pesto Sauce
Greek Yogurt and Toasted Hazelnut Pesto Sauce

Combine fresh basil -- pesto's iconic flavor -- with rich hazelnuts for a fresh, tangy twist.

Servings: 46 servings (1 serving = 2 oz)
Pesto
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Hazelnuts, whole
8 oz
1 1/2 cups
Garlic, fresh, chopped
1 oz
2 1/2 Tbsp
Basil leaves, fresh, coarsely chopped
3 oz
2 cups
Olive oil
8 oz
1 cup
Lemon juice
4 oz
1/2 cup
Parmesan cheese, grated
8 oz
2 1/4 cups
Kosher salt
1 1/2 Tbsp
Black pepper, coarsely ground
1/2 tsp
  1. Place nuts in a single layer on a half sheet pan and bake 6 to 8 minutes in 375° oven until golden and fragrant.
  2. Place on paper towels and roll to remove skin.
  3. Transfer hazelnuts to the bowl of a food processor and process until finely chopped, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Remove and place in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add garlic, basil, oil, lemon juice, cheese, salt and pepper to the same bowl of food processor.
  6. Process until mixture is combined an finely chopped.
  7. Add to large bowl with chopped nuts; add in yogurt and whisk to combine.

  • Tip: Yogurt Pesto Sauce can also be used as a dip for vegetables or chips, or as a spread for a baguette or other bread.
  • Check out our delicious Greek Yogurt and Toasted Hazelnut Pesto Sauce recipe. Tried and tested by our expert Culinary team here at General Mills Foodservice.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
2 oz
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
10g
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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