Basil Pesto with Lemon and Red Pepper Flakes

Makes: 1/3 Cup Total Time: 10 Minutes Rating: Easy

1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
2 T. Parmesan cheese, grated
1 T. pine nuts
1 T. fresh lemon juice
1/2 t. kosher salt
1 clove garlic
Pinch of sugar and red pepper flakes

Drizzle in:
2 - 3 T. olive oil

Process basil, Parmesan, pine nuts, lemon juice, salt, garlic, sugar, and pepper flakes in a food processor until minced. Scrape down sides of work bowl.

Drizzle in oil with machine running. Use immediately or cover and chill.

Nutrition facts (Per 2 T. of Basil Pesto):
129 calories; 91% calories from fat; 13g total fat; 1g carb; 351mg sodium; 1g fiber