Roasted Garlic Spinach Pesto
Roasted Garlic Spinach Pesto is a more cost efficient alternative to classic basil pesto and just as delicious. Versatile for use on everything from pizza and pasta to bruschetta.
Servings: 16 people
Roasted Garlic Ingredients
- 1 head garlic
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 cups spinach leaves firmly packed
- 1/2 cup pistachios
- 1/4 cup Parmesan or Romano cheese freshly grated
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1 cup olive oil
Preheat oven to 400 F.
Combine garlic and olive oil in an oven safe dish and transfer to oven.
Roast for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown.
In a blender or food processor, combine garlic, spinach, pistacchios, cheese, salt and pepper.
With the processor running, slowly add the oil a little at a time, until smooth and homogenous.
Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg