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Pea Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Pea Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Pea Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 6 servings



Great on fish, especially looks lovely with salmon, but I also love it with arctic char.

Recipe Ingredients for Pea Pesto

2 cups frozen peas (tiny, tender)
1/2 cup fresh basil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup Parmesan, grated
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

Recipe Directions for Pea Pesto

Defrost peas in the microwave. Combine warm peas and the rest of the ingredients in a blender or food processor, and blend until smooth and creamy. Add a bit of pasta water if the pesto is too thick. Add a little zest of lemon and lemon juice to taste.
Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 72.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
139
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
166mg
7%
Potassium
96mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
8.7g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
6.5g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 11% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
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