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04-06-2008, 10:05 PM
I just made this and it turned out good so I thought I would share. Goes great on pasta.

Spinach Pesto
4 cups spinach
1 cup chicken broth
4 cloves garlic minced (or if you have the pre-minced type 2 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons dried basil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup reduced fat parmesan cheese

Combine all ingredients in the blender or food processor until smooth.

Makes 4 large servings

Calories 69
Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5
Sodium 311 mg
Cholesterol 6 mg
Carbs 2.8
Fiber .7
Protein 4.7

Vitamin A 57%
Calcium 11%
Vitamin C 18%
Iron 6%

Amba Dawn
12-01-2009, 10:44 PM
Yum! I'll have to try this. I bet it would be really good over chicken too!

12-02-2009, 12:19 AM
Yum! This sounds delicious, I will definitely have to try this out when I'm hope over Christmas.

12-02-2009, 12:24 AM
Wow, thanks for posting! I've made spinach pesto before and it's excellent. I'm glad you reminded me of it. :)