Basil Spinach Pesto Recipe Eat Religion Health

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These Basil spinach pesto recipe is an easy and delicious way to add flavor and superfoods to your meal! Naturally gluten-free, low in carbohydrates and healthy!

Spinach pesto on a serving plate with lemon

PEN Basil spinach pesto recipe

Is it just me or is the pesto the most magical sauce on earth?

It's really delicious, just with a spoon, but you can also add it to chicken pesto spaghetti squash, zucchini pasta with pesto, or pesto protein omelets to add a little pizza.

You can even get creative and make kale pesto or coriander pesto OR use spinach like we did today!

You guys, the flavors of this pesto are so robust. SO smooth, but salty and roasted and rich and cheesy and, UGH, just so good.

Is pesto healthy?

I don't know anything about you, but I LOVE pesto. It has an intensely delicious taste that grabs a punch! Pesto can be used in so many cooked dishes and as a spread instead of mayo and other sauces. If you can't say I'm such a fan and this one Spinach pesto recipe is one of my absolute favorites! Pesto is a healthy and nutritious choice as it contains the superfood spinach and basil to give your food life and flavor!

Spinach pesto in a small glass with side dishes

Spinach basil pesto ingredients

That's incredible Spinach pesto sauce is a keeper because it uses healthy, healthy ingredients and blends into a delicious spread you'll love! You may already have many of these items in your fridge at home! Here's what you need to summarize before we start:

Spinach recipe in a glass, served with a spoon

How to make basil spinach pesto

After we have summarized all the ingredients for this delicacy, we can start. It will surprise you how EASY it is to do this Spinach pesto!

toast

Set your oven to 350 degrees and let it preheat completely. Spread the pine nuts evenly on a large baking sheet. Pop it in the oven and roast the pine nuts for about 4-8 minutes or until golden brown and roasted.

process

Place the pine nuts in a food processor and process until they are well broken down. Next add spinach and basil and process again until everything is well mixed. Next add the lemon zest and juice and mix again. Finally add garlic, parmesan and salt.

electricity

Allow the olive oil to flow in carefully while the food processor is running.

Enjoy

Scoop the pesto into an airtight container with a rubber spatula. Feel free to DISCOVER immediately or store in the fridge!

Spinach and basil pesto in a food processor after mixing

What do you use pesto for?

Once you've opened a batch of this amazing pesto, you may be wondering what to use it for. Well, the better question to ask yourself is which one you will use first! There are endless ways to use this pesto. So be creative. Here are some of my favorite ways to use pesto:

How long can you keep pesto?

If you intentionally made a particularly large amount of pesto or leftovers that you didn't expect, you're in luck! Pesto stays in the fridge for up to a week as long as it is kept in an airtight container!

Overview of spinach pesto sauce on a serving plate with lemon and spoon

Other healthy pesto recipes

Indian spice chicken with cashew and coriander pesto

Keto pork fillet with pistachio pesto

Pesto freezer breakfast burritos

Basil spinach pesto recipe

This basil spinach pesto recipe is an easy and delicious way to add flavor and superfoods to your meal! Naturally gluten-free, low in carbohydrates and healthy!

ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Pine nuts
  • 2nd cups Baby spinach, Tightly packed
  • 1 Cup Basil leaves, lightly packaged
  • 1 TL Lemon peel
  • 1 TL Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 TL Fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 TL sea-salt
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil

manual

  1. Heat your oven to 350 degrees and spread the pine nuts on a baking sheet. Bake until golden brown and toasted, about 4-8 minutes.

  2. Put the pine nuts in a large food processor and process until decomposed. Add the spinch and basil and process until they are broken down. Add lemon zest and juice and process again. Finally add parmesan, garlic and salt

  3. While the food processor is running, stir in the olive oil until everything is well mixed.

  4. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for about a week or devour immediately!

Did you make this recipe?

If you try this recipe, I would love to see and share it! Tag me on IG @foodfaithfit with the hashtag #foodfaithfit. Are you a woman of faith who wants to nurture your body, mind and soul in Christ? Get my free guide "Healthy and All in Christ" with training, recipes and tips to strengthen your faith in Christ!

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Nutritional information

Basil spinach pesto recipe

Amount per serving

Calories 84 Calories from fat 77

% Daily value *

fat 8.5 g13%

Saturated fat 1.4 g9%

Polyunsaturated fat 1.6 g

Monounsaturated fat 4.8 g

cholesterol 2 mg1%

sodium 108.4 mg5%

potassium 33.7 mg1%

carbohydrates 0.8 g0%

Fiber 0.3 g1%

Sugar 0.2 g0%

protein 1.7 g3%

Vitamin A. 8.1IU0%

vitamin C 2.9 mg4%

calcium 4.3 mg0%

iron 2.4 mg13%

* The daily percentages are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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