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Pea pesto

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Serves:
8
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/8 of the recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen peas (can also use fresh or canned)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 1 cup spinach (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Directions

Directions

1. For the pesto, add peas, Parmesan cheese, basil, spinach, walnuts and garlic into a food processor or blender.

2. Add in water, oil, salt and pepper. Blend until the ingredients are combined to form a thick sauce.

3. Place pesto in an airtight container. Refrigerate until needed.

Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • If using canned peas and spinach, remember to rinse them to lower salt content.
  • Great served over vegetables or pasta - serve hot or cold.
  • Switch out mayonnaise for pesto on sandwiches.
  • Try as a dip with carrots and broccoli.

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Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 8
Amount per serving
Calories
147
Cholesterol
3 mg
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
4 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Sodium
160 mg
Total Carbohydrates
5 g
Total Fat
13 g
Total Sugar
1 g
Allergens:
Dairy
Tree nuts
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