Pesto with spinach
Pesto Sauces Spinach Italian
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:50:38 AM. Recipe ID 12083. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Pesto with spinach
Categories: Italian, Sauces
Yield: 1 Servings
2 c Tightly packed spinach,
Washed and stemmed
2 tb Broken pine nuts or
2 lg Cloves of garlic, peeled
1/2 c Olive oil
1/2 c Freshly grated
2 tb Freshly grated
Place spinach, pine nuts, garlic, and 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. of salt,
if desired, in a food processor fitted with the steel blade or a
blender jar. Pulse several times to begin chopping and blending the
ingredients. Then turn on machine at high speed and pour in the olive
oil in a steady stream. Blend until the mixture is a smooth paste. If
you are using a blender you will have to stop and start the machine
occasionally to give the ingredients a stir. When the ingredients are
pureed, transfer to a bowl and stir in the cheeses. Blend thoroughly.
For parsley pesto, substitute 2 c. of parsley for the spinach.
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