Tomatoes with Parsley Pesto Recipe

Tomatoes with Parsley Pesto Recipe
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Tomatoes with Parsley Pesto Recipe

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"You'll love the summery flavor of this pretty salad," relates Donna Hackman, Bedford, Virginia. "It's a snap to whip up the pesto in the blender, then pour it over ripe tomato wedges."
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MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar
  • 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges

Directions

In a blender or food processor, combine parsley, chives, garlic, salt if desired and pepper. Cover and process until finely chopped. Add oil and vinegar; mix well. Transfer to a bowl; cover and refrigerate. When ready to serve, add tomatoes and gently toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tomatoes with Parsley Pesto in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p46

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 79 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1 cup packed fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar
  • 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  1. In a blender or food processor, combine parsley, chives, garlic, salt if desired and pepper. Cover and process until finely chopped. Add oil and vinegar; mix well. Transfer to a bowl; cover and refrigerate. When ready to serve, add tomatoes and gently toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tomatoes with Parsley Pesto in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p46

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