Basil and Spinach Pesto
The Pesto is a make in advance recipe with a healthy spinach ingredient that the children love. Serve on seafood and rice/pasta for a divine subtle meal.Print Facebook Pinterest Twitter Add to CollectionCollections
Servings: 4 people
- Put the spinach, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil together with the basil leaves and the lemon zest into a blender and pulse the ingredients into a rough paste.
- Add the Parmesan and blend again until the mixture becomes smooth.
- Taste and season if required.
- Transfer the mixture into a glass/plastic bowl. Add a little bit more olive oil to loosen it up and store in the fridge until needed. Remove and allow to warm before using.
Calories: 622kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 34g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 326mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g