Keto Arugula & Mint Pesto

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This Arugula Mint Pesto is a delicious way to add flavor to all sorts of dishes! It’s great on salads, roasted vegetables, and burgers! The mint is a nice alternative to basil giving this pesto a fun change.

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Nutritional values (per tbsp/ 15 g/ 0.5 oz)

0.5 grams 0.3 grams 1.4 grams 5.1 grams 1 grams 53 calories
Total Carbs0.8grams
Fiber0.3grams
Net Carbs0.5grams
Protein1.4grams
Fat5.1grams
of which Saturated1grams
Calories53kcal
Magnesium7mg (2% RDA)
Potassium37mg (2% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (4%), protein (10%), fat (86%)

Ingredients (makes ~ 1 1/3 cups)

  • 3 cups arugula, packed (90 g/ 3.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, packed (28 g/ 1 oz)
  • 1/2 cup grated pecorino or parmesan cheese (56 g/ 2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (30 ml)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt or pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (80 ml/ 2.7 fl oz)
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Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients except olive oil in a food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth, with the motor running stream in the olive oil ... Keto Arugula & Mint Pesto ... until emulsified. Keto Arugula & Mint Pesto
  3. Transfer to a jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Keto Arugula & Mint Pesto
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