Teff & Corn Grits with Walnut Feta Pesto
Teff & Corn Grits with Walnut Feta Pesto
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    These pesto-topped grits are savory and nutritious, with tons of protein, calcium, iron and essential minerals from the teff. The sweet, aromatic, creamy pesto makes this a Summer seasonal lunch or dinner accompaniment.

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup yellow corn grits
    • ½ cup teff grains
    • 4 cups vegetable broth (homemade, preferably)
    • ½ cup yogurt or cashew cream
    • ½ tsp coarse salt
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    • 2 cups packed fresh basil
    • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 cup walnuts
    • 1 cup goat feta
    • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
    • 1 tsp salt
    • Juice from ½ lemon

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4836 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 331 g 509.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 61 g 306.05%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 138 mg 46.16%
    • Sodium: 8573 mg 357.19%
    • Calcium: 1767 mg 176.66%
    • Potassium: 3160 mg 90.3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 31 mg 169.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 357 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 44 g 177%
    • Sugar: 66 g
    • Protein: 119 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 58 g
    • Vitamin A 132.79%
    • Vitamin C 253.87%
    • Vitamin D 26%
    • * 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 - Fat62
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk2
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch18
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat9
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total13 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy3 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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