Dried Tomato Pesto

This classic tomato pesto is seasoned with fresh basil, parsley, and garlic. Mix in shredded Parmesan and you're all set for pasta night.

Dried Tomato Pesto
Total Time:
20 mins
three 4-ounce jars (1 1/3 cups)


  • 1 cup oil-packed dried tomatoes

  • 6 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ cup coarsely snipped fresh Italian parsley

  • ¼ cup coarsely snipped fresh basil

  • 4 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

  • cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. In a food processor or blender combine the first eight ingredients (through pepper). Cover and process or blend until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in cheese.

  2. Ladle into 4-ounce canning jars. Seal and label. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

38 Calories
3g Fat
1g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 38
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 4.6mg 23%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 62mg 1%
Folate, total 2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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