Mixed-Herb Pesto



3/4 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Caloriesfromfat 82 %
Fat 4.8 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 2.1 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Calcium 55 mg


2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
2 large garlic cloves
2 cups torn spinach
3/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1/2 cup arugula leaves
1/2 cup fresh oregano leaves
1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves
1/4 cup minced fresh chives
2 tablespoons (1/2 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


Drop pine nuts and garlic through food chute with food processor on, and process until minced. Add spinach and next 7 ingredients (spinach through salt); process until finely minced. With processor on, slowly pour oil through food chute; process until well-blended. Spoon into a zip-top heavy-duty plastic bag; store in refrigerator.