Total Time
10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

My dh doesnt care for basil so I searched for an alternative and found this one!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into food processor and process to a fine paste.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings and transfer to a glass container and top with a thin coat of olive oil to prevent the top of the pesto from discoloring.
  3. Keeps for weeks in the refrigerator.

Reviews

Most Helpful

Very good sauce for pasta and pizzas. I found I needed a good amount more salt and pepper than the recipe calls for. Also, because spinach doesn't have a hint of sweetness the way basil can, I added a drop or two (literally) of Vanilla. That just about did it.

Shylocke June 07, 2010

I left out the parsley because I don't care for it (and initially made this because basil isn't my favorite, but spinach is). I also left out the nuts because DD doesn't care for them. I felt it needed more salt & pepper, but otherwise it turned out beautifully to accompany the Pesto Chicken on this site. I browned chicken thighs on the stovetop, covered each piece with pesto, poured in a little white wine & chicken stock, topped with purchased fresh 3 cheese ravioli & mozzarella cheese. Placed in a 350 degree oven (in the same cast iron skillet, covered with foil) & baked for about an hour. It was an almost effortless one dish meal that everyone loved. Thanks for sharing, I can now say I like pesto (spinach, that is).

Larawithoutau March 18, 2015

amazing. This is just the recipe I have been looking for. It's such an easy meal. I used it on cheese stuffed tortellinis for dinner and then I put it on a tortilla with turkey and some wrap fixings and it's awesome for lunch. I used pistachio nuts which I think gives it a great flavor and are much cheaper.

krisdecam October 09, 2007

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