Creamy Avocado Pesto
This creamy avocado pesto has a unique creaminess and taste and is a great healthy alternative to traditional pesto if you're looking to mix things up.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
- 2 ripe avocados
- 1 cup fresh basil
- 3 garlic cloves, chopped
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
In a food processor, add avocados, basil, garlic, walnuts, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper and pulse until finely chopped. With processor still running, add olive oil until emulsified and creamy. Add parmesan cheese and pulse until just combined.
Serving: 0.25cups | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 286mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 0.4mg