Rocket and Basil Pesto
This quick and easy, slimming friendly Rocket and Basil Pesto is perfect to serve with all sorts of food – and low in Points and calories too!
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This gorgeous green and vibrant Rocket and Basil Pesto is really tasty – even if we do say so ourselves! It livens up a multitude of foods with its fresh and savoury flavour; meat, fish, vegetables, pasta…you name it, there’s not much that can’t be improved by a dollop of Rocket and Basil Pesto!
Even better, Rocket and Basil Pesto is suuuuper easy to make. There’s only one step!
You can use the Rocket and Basil Pesto with our Creamy Mashed Potatoes, just stir a tablespoon of the pesto into your mash to infuse the flavour. Or why not use our pesto recipe to pimp up our Cheesy Garlic Bread? Simply spread on a tablespoon or so before cooking to give it that pesto kick!
What diets is this Rocket and Basil Pesto suitable for?
This Rocket and Basil Pesto recipe is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free diets.
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Rocket and Basil Pesto recipe?
Weight Watchers’ new PersonalPoints plan calculates each individual’s Points allowance based on their unique food preferences and goals. This means we’re no longer able to offer exact WW points for our recipes.
The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Rocket and Basil Pesto?
There are no special ingredients needed to make this recipe, although you will need a blender.
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Put all the ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Done! Serve with pasta, meat, mix into mashed potato. Enjoy!
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How do you know when this Rocket and Basil Pesto is cooked?
Just blend until smooth – no cooking required!
How long can you keep Rocket and Basil Pesto in the fridge?
Rocket and Basil Pesto will keep in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can you freeze the Rocket and Basil Pesto?
We do not recommend freezing this recipe.
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Rocket and Basil Pesto
This quick and easy, slimming friendly Rocket and Basil Pesto is perfect to serve with all sorts of food – and low in Point and calories too!
- KCals 151
- Carbs 7G
- Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Done! Serve with pasta, meat, mix into mashed potato. Enjoy!
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