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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Sun-dried tomatoes have such a rich, robust flavor that this sauce needs no cheese to taste decadent.

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Sun-dried tomatoes have such a rich, robust flavor that this sauce needs no cheese to taste decadent.

Servings
1

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes, sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil, parsley, or cilantro leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt, optional
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1 | Place sun-dried tomatoes in small bowl, and cover with boiling water. Let soak 5 minutes, then drain, and discard liquid. Cool.

2 | Place tomatoes, basil, and garlic in food processor, and process until finely chopped. With motor running, add oil in steady stream, and process until smooth. Season with salt (if using) and pepper.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 75
  • Carbohydrate Content 3 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 0.5 g
  • Protein Content 0.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 14 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g