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Basil & Spinach Pesto

Basil & Spinach Pesto

Who doesn't love pesto? Its such a wonderful thing! The only thing i dont enjoy is the amount of oil and nuts that are usually in a standard pesto recipe. So i made a nice lightened version with some veggies snuck in for good measure!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: dinner, lunch, Pasta, pesto, salad


  • Food processor


  • 3 Cups Fresh Basil
  • 8 Ounces Fresh Spinach
  • 1/4 Cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 Cup Minced garlic
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice on one lemon
  • 1 tsp Avocado oil
  • 1 Oune Freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine everything into a food processor or blender and season with salt and pepper to taste


This recipe yeilds 2 Cups
2 Cups – 10 WW POINTS
1 Cup – 5 WW POINTS
1/2 Cup – 3 WW POINTS
1/4 Cup – 1 WW POINT

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