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Avocado Pesto


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
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Ingredients

  • 250ml (1 cup) basil leaves, washed
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 60g (2oz) pine nuts
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 125ml (½ cup) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) salt

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Notes

  • Serve this avo pesto as you would any pesto. In the photos I served it with pasta and crostini, topped with black olives. Easy!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 192 mg
  • Fat: 17.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.8 g
  • Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g