Yield: 1 3/4 cups
Fat-free chicken or vegetable broth, boiling 1 1/2 cups
Sun-dried tomatoes 3 oz.
Fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup
Fresh parsley leaves 1/2 cup
Fresh Parmesan cheese, grated 1/4 cup
Pine nuts or walnuts 2 Tbsp.
Garlic 2 cloves
Honey or sugar 1 tsp.
Olive oil 2 Tbsp.
Salt and pepper to taste
- Pour boiling broth over tomatoes; let soak for 15 minutes.
- In food processor or blender, combine basil, parsley, cheese, pine nuts or walnuts, garlic and honey or sugar. Carefully process until finely chopped.
- Add oil and tomatoes with soaking liquid. Process until smooth; season with salt and pepper.
- Transfer to medium bowl. Store tightly covered in refrigerator for up to 4 days. Spread over pizza crust as sauce; use as condiment or as thick marinade for grilled chicken, fish, turkey or tofu.
Nutrition per 1 Tbsp. serving: Calories, 27; Fat, 1.6 g (53% calories from fat); Protein, 1.2 g; Cholesterol, 1 mg; Sodium, 39 mg.