Spicy Pesto Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by missmarie1977

Makes 10 servings



A lighter version of the Giada de Laurentiis recipe. Serving is about 3 tablespoons.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Pesto Sauce

1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
2 cloves of garlic
2 chopped jalapeno peppers
4 ounces asiago cheese
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 ounces baby spinach
3 ounces arugula
1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/8 cup of water

Recipe Directions for Spicy Pesto Sauce

Add first 6 ingredients to food processor. Add the greens until smooth. Add next two ingredients.
Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 46.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
686mg
29%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
1.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 11% Iron 4%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
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