Creamy Avocado Pesto - 2 Guiding Stars
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Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • Water as needed

Directions

  1. Combine avocado, basil, pine nuts, and garlic in a food processor or blender.
  2. With processor running, slowly stream in the lemon juice, olive oil, and water as needed to achieve a smooth pesto. Puree until completely blended and creamy.
  3. Use immediately or keep, refrigerated, for up to four hours.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 55; Total Fat 5.5g (6% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 0mg (0% DV); Total Carbohydrate 2g (1% DV); Dietary Fiber 1g (4% DV); Total Sugars 0g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 1g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 0% DV; Iron 0% DV; Potassium 2% DV; Vitamin K 15% DV; Manganese 15% DV; Copper 10% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/creamy-avocado-pesto/
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