Walnut Parsley and Basil Pesto

  • Yield 8 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 0 mins


2 large cloves garlic
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1 cup parsley sprigs or 2 tablespoons dried parsley
1/2 cup fresh basil sprigs or 2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 cup California walnuts, chopped
1 teaspoon salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon pepper, to taste


  1. To make the walnut pesto: in a food processor fitted with the metal blade, or in a blender, combine the garlic, yogurt, sour cream, parsley, and basil.  Process until coarsely pureed. 
  2. Add the walnuts and process to blend.  Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  3. Transfer to a bowl and set aside until serving.



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