Basil, Chive & Parsley Blender Pesto

Serve with cooked pasta, spoon over grilled fish or spread over whole-grain crusty bread and top with halved grape or cherry tomatoes.
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Basil, Chive & Parsley Blender Pesto

Basil, Chive & Parsley Blender Pesto

  • 8Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup raw unsalted almonds
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped chives
  • Pinch each sea salt and ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Preparation

In a blender, combine almonds and garlic; pulse until combined. Add cheese, basil, parsley, chives, salt and pepper; pulse. With motor running, add oil and lemon juice in a thin, steady stream until fully incorporated. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 164
  • Carbohydrate Content: 4 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 9 mg
  • Fat Content: 15 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 197 mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 10 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g