Basil-Spinach Pesto

Basil-Spinach Pesto

Makes about 1 3/4 cups

This pesto features spinach in addition to the traditional basil and whole olives instead of olive oil. Enjoy it as a dip or spread or as a topping for pasta, rice or quinoa.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup pitted green olives, such as Castelvetrano
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
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Method: 

Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until combined. Transfer to a bowl, cover and chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: about 1/4 cup, 140 calories (120 from fat), 14g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 3g protein
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