Pistachio Pesto

A tasty condiment is ready in five minutes. Enjoy assorted dippers with this pistachio pesto.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
1/2
cup loosely packed fresh dill weed
1/2
cup pistachio nuts
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup olive oil
5
teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
clove garlic

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In food processor, place all ingredients. Cover; process about 3 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides with rubber spatula, until smooth.
  • 2 Use pesto immediately, or cover tightly and refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze up to 1 month (color of pesto will darken as it stands).
  • 1 In food processor, place all ingredients. Cover; process about 3 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides with rubber spatula, until smooth.
  • 2 Use pesto immediately, or cover tightly and refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze up to 1 month (color of pesto will darken as it stands).

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve this pesto with small pita rounds or assorted vegetables such as baby carrots and bell pepper strips. Use leftover pesto as a topping for grilled chicken or fish.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
184
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.