basil has a strong clove-like scent. The warm, spicy taste of
this herb combines well with garlic and tomatoes and is found in most
Italian recipes. |
Folk remedies have used sweet basil
to aid digestion and relieve flatulence and this claim has been upheld by
modern pharmacology. Research shows that extracts of the plant
inhibit organisms that cause dysentery.
PARSLEY PESTO SPAGHETTI
6 c. cooked spaghetti*
1/2 c dried parsley*
1 1/2 c chopped walnuts*
2 T minced dried garlic*
6 T grated Parmesan cheese
2 t. dried basil*
3/4 c. olive oil*
In a blender, combine parsley, 1 c nuts, garlic, 3 T parmesan,
basil and oil. Blend at high speed until well mixed.
Stir into hot spaghetti and placed in greased baking pan.
remaining cheese and nuts and Heat through in 350ºF oven for 15-20 min.
*=available at www.barryfarm.com
1 tbs of Sweet Basil
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value *|
|Percent values are based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet. Your daily values may differ.|
15.2% of calories from Fat
66.7% from Carbohydrates
14.8% from Protein