Basil Pea Pesto

pea pestoIngredients:

12 oz. or about 3 c. frozen peas (let thaw before using)

1/4 c. chopped walnuts

1 c. parmesan cheese

1/2 c. olive oil

2 c. fresh basil

Salt and pepper to taste


First, let peas defrost if using frozen.

Next, place peas, basil, olive oil, walnuts, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper in food processor.

Pulse until smooth and creamy consistency. May need to stop and stir throughout.

Enjoy on toast, pasta, pizza, pita chips, a sandwich, chicken breast, salad, or even vegetables.

Nutrition facts (per 2 tbsp):

100 calories

8g fat

4g carbs

4g protein

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