Spinach Pesto

June 9, 2021
spinach pesto


  • 1/4 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Blend the spinach, basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, pepper,

lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor until nearly smooth, scraping

the sides of the bowl with a spatula as necessary.

2. Season to taste with salt and pepper.