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Spinach Pesto - Made with just a handful of everyday ingredients including fresh spinach and parmesan cheese, this healthy sauce goes great with pasta, chicken, veggies, and much more! Get the recipe on diethood.com

Spinach Pesto

Katerina | Diethood
Made with just a handful of everyday ingredients including fresh spinach and parmesan cheese, this healthy sauce goes great with pasta, chicken, veggies, and much more!
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4- cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4- cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2- cup chopped walnuts OR pine nuts
  • 1/2- cup parmesan cheese
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2- teaspoon lemon zest
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/3- cup extra virgin olive oil (use more or less for desired consistency)

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl with a spatula as necessary.
  • Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
  • If you prefer a thinner consistency, add more extra virgin olive oil and process until combined.
  • Transfer to a jar with a lid.
  • Keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Nutrition

Serving: 2 tablespoons | Calories: 156 kcal | Carbohydrates: 2 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 4 mg | Sodium: 107 mg | Potassium: 94 mg | Vitamin A: 950 IU | Vitamin C: 5.9 mg | Calcium: 95 mg | Iron: 0.7 mg | Net Carbs: 2 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: homemade pesto, spinach recipes