Recipes and Cooking Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Be the first to rate & review! Spoon this delicious low-sugar sauce over shrimp and fish, drizzle over tacos or quesadillas, or toss with rice and pasta. By Suzy Scherr Suzy Scherr Website Suzy Scherr has over a decade of experience working as a chef, recipe developer, and food writer. As a freelance writer, her food articles have appeared in Better Homes & Gardens, Parents magazine, and Westchester Family. Early on in her culinary career, she served as a former food editor for Everyday with Rachael Ray. Today, she works as a personal chef, customizing culinary experiences for her Manhattan-based clientele. In addition, she is the former founder and president of Brainfood, which was the first youth development organization based on empowering teens with culinary skills. Suzy graduated with a bachelor of arts from Occidental University and received her formal training at the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 13, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 1 cup Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted 1 clove garlic 1 cup bottled roasted red bell peppers, rinsed, drained, and patted dry ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions In a food processor or blender combine basil, pine nuts, and garlic. Cover and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 72 Calories 6g Fat 2g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 72 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 4mg 1% Sodium 150mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 2g 1% Protein 3g Calcium 66mg 5% Iron 1mg 6% *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.