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Spinach Pesto Recipe

Spinach Pesto
How to Make Spinach Pesto

Spinach Pesto Recipe: This no-basil pesto can be enjoyed as a dip, spread or sauce. It retains most of the other ingredients of classic pesto and is filled with refreshing flavours. This delicious and nutritious spinach pesto can be prepared very quickly.

  • Total Cook Time 15 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients of Spinach Pesto

  • 1 Cup Spinach, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup cheese (parmesan preferred), grated
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts (or cashews/ almonds)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 7 tbsp (approx 100ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

How to Make Spinach Pesto

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Blend all ingredients together in a mixer/ food processor until you get a smooth paste.
Add more olive oil for a liquid sauce-like consistency. Reduce oil quantity for a thicker spread.
Taste and adjust salt and pepper as required.
Enjoy fresh or freeze for future use.
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