Sweet Green Lemony Pesto

Use this to season pasta, chicken, or fish for a healthy dinner. The nutty pesto is roaring with different flavors that...
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Use this to season pasta, chicken, or fish for a healthy dinner. The nutty pesto is roaring with different flavors that combine nicely to form a delicious paste.

Ingredients

  • 6 Tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 handful basil
  • 1 handful mint
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 Cup Evolution Fresh Sweet Greens and Lemon
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

In a food processer, pulse together the pine nuts and garlic.

Add the basil, lemon zest, Dijon mustard, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Pulse in the food processer until combined.

With the food processor running, pour in the juice and olive oil and blend until smooth, but still herb-flecked.

Taste and add more olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon zest to your liking.

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