Parsley Kale Walnut Pesto

Parsley Kale Walnut Pesto
Parsley Kale Walnut Pesto
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 5 min
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  • Summary

    This Parsley Kale Walnut Pesto is perfect in the winter months when really good fresh basil is hard to come by. Quick and easy and very inexpensive, this pesto will liven up almost any dish! Use it as a sauce for noodles, stir some into soup, dollop it onto a baked potato, spread it on a sandwich, or use it as a dip for raw veggies or crackers.

    Ingredients

    • 1 packed cup chopped kale
    • 1 packed cup parsley
    • 1/4 cup raw walnuts
    • 1/4 cup pepitas (raw pumpkin seeds)
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
    • 4-6 tbsp vegetable broth (or water)
    • Drizzle extra virgin olive oil (optional) (omit to keep this pesto oil-free)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 156 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 18.5%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.73%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 513 mg 21.37%
    • Calcium: 100 mg 10.05%
    • Potassium: 276 mg 7.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.97%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 11.77%
    • Vitamin C 21.14%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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