Faux Pesto Recipe

Faux Pesto Recipe

How To Make Homemade Faux Pesto

This delicious and innovative homemade faux pesto made with spinach, Parmesan, lemon juice, pecans, olive oil, and garlic will surely impress everyone!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 4cupsfresh baby spinach
  • ½cuppecans
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • 1cupparmesan cheese
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • ½cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1pinchsalt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste


  1. Mix the spinach, pecans, garlic, parmesan cheese, and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor.

  2. Stream the olive oil into the mixture as it blends. Season with salt and pepper.


  • Calories: 118.85kcal
  • Fat: 11.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.65g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.01g
  • Fiber: 0.37g
  • Sugar: 0.24g
  • Protein: 3.71g
  • Cholesterol: 6.32mg
  • Sodium: 130.07mg
  • Calcium: 115.53mg
  • Potassium: 37.86mg
  • Iron: 0.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 31.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.22mg
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