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Pistachio Pesto

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Ingredients
  Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs), packed
  Pistachio 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shelled (unsalted & toasted)
  Parmesan 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pasta 1 Pound, cooked
Directions

MAKING
1. In a blender, put spinach, pistachio, parmesan cheese, salt, garlic and olive oil. Blend it well.
2. Pour wit over pasta and mix well.

SERVING
3. Serve it with soup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Pista
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Pesto is one thing which everyone should have in their refrigerator. Whether you have abundance of herbs from your garden or some spinach lying in the fridge, it’s good to make pesto. Weelicious host and her son are putting together spinach, pistachio nuts, parmesan cheese, olive oil and few other ingredients; blend them and pesto is ready. Pesto is very versatile and would go with many things that are already there in your pantry to make a complete meal.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2601 Calories from Fat 889

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.3%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17 mg5.7%

Sodium 1397.1 mg58.2%

Total Carbohydrates 340 g113.4%

Dietary Fiber 20 g79.9%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 73 g145%

Vitamin A 64.8% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 37.1% Iron 60.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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