Spinach Pesto Recipe

Spinach Pesto Recipe

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Spinach Pesto

This spinach pesto recipe is easy to make, tastes great, and is loaded with healthy ingredients. Use as a dip with veggies, as a healthy alternative to mayonnaise on your sandwiches, or as a lighter pasta topping alternative than Alfredo sauce.
10 oz pkg    frozen chopped spinach, thawed  
1 cup    parmesan cheese, grated  
1/4 cup    fresh basil leaves  
2 cloves    garlic, minced  
1/2 cup    olive oil  
3 Tbs    lemon juice, freshly squeezed  

1 Drain thawed spinach well by pressing into a strainer until very little liquid is removed.
2 Combine spinach with cheese, basil, and garlic in the food processor or blender until mixed.
3 Which machine running, gradually add olive oil a little at a time through the feed tube, until a thick paste forms.
4 Stir in lemon juice, cover, thne store in refrigerator.
Servings: 12
Ready in: 10 minutes
 Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving      
Calories   123.28  
Calories From Fat (83%)   101.89  
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 11.48g   18%  
Saturated Fat 2.67g   13%  
Cholesterol 7.33mg   2%  
Sodium 186.88mg   8%  
Potassium 76.69mg   2%  
Carbohydrates 1.82g   1%  
Dietary Fiber 0.74g   3%  
Sugar 0.27g      
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g      
Net Carbohydrates 1.08g      
Protein 4.01g   8%  
WW-Points 3.3      
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This page was last updated on 08/23/06.