Leafy Green Parsley Pesto

19/01/2021

 

Yields20 Servings
 

Classification

NSW:   EVERYDAY   ACT: GREEN

 

Ingredients

 1 cup firmly packed parsley leaves
 1 ½ cups leafy greens (e.g. spinach, rocket, kale, watercress or chard)
 2 tbsp pepita (pumpkin) seeds (20g), lightly toasted
 2 tbsp sunflower seeds (20g), lightly toasted
 ½ cup finely grated parmesan cheese
 2 medium garlic cloves
 ¼ cup olive oil
 1 tbsp water
 Pepper, to taste
 

Method

1

Place all ingredients (except oil and water) into a food processor or blender.

2

Pulse for 30 seconds, scraping down the sides as needed.

3

While the food processor is still running, slowly add the oil in a steady stream.

4

Check the taste and consistency. If necessary, add extra lemon juice, pepper or water to modify taste or thickness.

 

Tips

  • This is a super diverse recipe, it can be used in pasta dishes, on wraps or sandwiches, on pizza or in muffins!
  • If you don’t have parsley, you could use basil leaves instead.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 20


Amount Per Serving
Calories 43.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.3g7%
Saturated Fat 0.8g4%
Sodium 16.9mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 0.1g1%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g2%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 1.1g3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Ingredients

 1 cup firmly packed parsley leaves
 1 ½ cups leafy greens (e.g. spinach, rocket, kale, watercress or chard)
 2 tbsp pepita (pumpkin) seeds (20g), lightly toasted
 2 tbsp sunflower seeds (20g), lightly toasted
 ½ cup finely grated parmesan cheese
 2 medium garlic cloves
 ¼ cup olive oil
 1 tbsp water
 Pepper, to taste

Directions

1

Place all ingredients (except oil and water) into a food processor or blender.

2

Pulse for 30 seconds, scraping down the sides as needed.

3

While the food processor is still running, slowly add the oil in a steady stream.

4

Check the taste and consistency. If necessary, add extra lemon juice, pepper or water to modify taste or thickness.

Leafy Green Parsley Pesto