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Spinach Bacon Pesto

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Ingredients
  Spinach leaves 4 Cup (64 tbs), firmly packed
  Packed spinach leaves 4 Cup (64 tbs), trimmed, thoroughly washed, and drained
  Walnuts 1 Ounce, shelled
  Shelled walnuts 1 Ounce
  Bacon slices 4
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon, squeezed
  Olive oil 2 2⁄3 Tablespoon (2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) (Small Clove)
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper white 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parmesan cheese 4 Ounce, grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In the work bowl of food processor, add all ingredients except cheese.
2) Process the ingredients to a smooth mixture. Scrape down the sides whenever necessary.
3) In a bowl, transfer the mixture.
4) Add cheese and stir in.
5) Place inside refrigerator by covering with plastic wrap until it is time to serve.

SERVING
6) Bring the pesto to a room temperature, while serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Blending
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1300 Calories from Fat 957

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 111 g170.1%

Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 84 mg28%

Sodium 3119.1 mg130%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.9%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 59 g118.4%

Vitamin A 486.8% Vitamin C 191.1%

Calcium 168.1% Iron 56%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spinach Bacon Pesto Recipe