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This tasty Swiss chard pesto is delicious tossed with warm pasta and chicken or spread on garlic bread.



Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir Swiss chard and garlic in hot oil until chard leaves have wilted, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  • Process basil, pecans, sea salt, Parmesan cheese, and remaining olive oil in a food processor until all the ingredients are well integrated. Add Swiss chard mixture and lemon juice to the food processor; continue pulsing until the mixture is puréed. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

228 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 4.4g; fat 22.1g; cholesterol 7.4mg; sodium 319.1mg. Full Nutrition