EAT THIS INSTEAD BASIL VS. LIME PESTO

The Baltimore Sun

Buying pesto at Atwater's in Belvedere Square, we learned that you can save a few calories if you break from tradition. A 1/4 -cup serving of CIBO Naturals cilantro-lime pesto saves 60 calories, 5 grams fat and 2 grams saturated fat over the classic basil version. It's also lower in sodium.

Kate Shatzkin CIBO Naturals classic basil pesto

Per 1/4 cup:

330 calories

34 grams fat

5 grams saturated fat

3 grams carbohydrate

1 gram fiber

10 milligrams cholesterol

260 milligrams sodium

CIBO Naturals cilantro-lime pesto

Per 1/4 cup:

270 calories

29 grams fat

3 grams saturated fat

2 grams carbohydrate

Trace fiber

5 milligrams cholesterol

160 milligrams sodium

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