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This spinach pesto sauce is perfect for freezing in an ice cube tray. I just pop out a couple of cubes from the freezer and add them to a pasta dish for a quick and easy meal. The Parmesan cheese can be omitted and added after thawing.

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place spinach, basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, lemon zest, and pepper into a food processor; blend until nearly smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl with a spatula as necessary. Drizzle remaining olive oil into the mixture while processing until smooth.

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Tips

Pour any pesto you aren't using immediately into an ice cube tray, cover with plastic wrap, and store in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts

67 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 0.8g; fat 6.6g; cholesterol 1.5mg; sodium 87.2mg. Full Nutrition
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