This is a version of Giada's Avocado and Arugala pesto that I used when I didn't have all of the ingredients on hand. It tastes really rich and creamy so it's hard to believe that it's good for you! I added chicken to it but it would be great with shrimp too.
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- 1In a food processor add basil, spinach, avocado, juice and zest of lime, olive oil, garlic, and salt and pepper. Process until smooth and creamy.
- 2Add to cooked pasta and chicken. Mix in Parmesan cheese.
- 3Can be served warm or room temperature.
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Nutritional Facts for Avocado and Spinach Pesto
Serving Size: 1 (203 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 424.4
- Calories from Fat 149
- Total Fat 16.6 g
- Saturated Fat 3.3 g
- Cholesterol 46.4 mg
- Sodium 60.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 48.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
- Sugars 0.5 g
- Protein 24.9 g
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