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Pea and Pistachio Pesto
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9 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 15MINS

Pea and Pistachio Pesto

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Peas, mint, and lemon meld together with pistachios & olive oil into a vibrant and refreshing spread that you will literally want to eat with everything!
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Ful-filled is a place where my hubby and I are chronicling our journey ... where we share our passion for real food, true health, and living life ...
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Peas, mint, and lemon meld together with pistachios & olive oil into a vibrant and refreshing spread that you will literally want to eat with everything!
15MINS
Total Time
$0.73
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Green Peas
3 cups
Green Peas
thawed if using frozen
Roasted Pistachios
1/4 cup
Roasted Pistachios
shelled
Olive Oil
1/3 cup
Garlic
1 clove
Garlic, roughly chopped
Lemon
1/2
Lemon, zested, juiced
1 tsp zest and juice from 1/2 a lemon per 4 servings
Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup
Parmesan Cheese
or Omit to make dairy-free.
Salt
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
325
Fat
23.5 g
Protein
10.0 g
Carbs
20.9 g
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step 1
Begin by blanching the Green Peas (3 cups) in boiling water for 2 minutes and then moving to them to an ice bath to chill. Remove the peas from the water once chilled.
step 1 Begin by blanching the Green Peas (3 cups) in boiling water for 2 minutes and then moving to them to an ice bath to chill. Remove the peas from the water once chilled.
step 2
In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the Roasted Pistachios (1/4 cup) until they are in small pieces.
step 2 In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the Roasted Pistachios (1/4 cup) until they are in small pieces.
step 3
Add the chilled peas, Fresh Mint Leaves (1/4 cup), zest from the Lemon (1/2) and Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup) (if omitting parmesan add a generous pinch of salt) - pulse in the food processor until ingredients are well combined, but not smooth.
step 3 Add the chilled peas, Fresh Mint Leaves (1/4 cup), zest from the Lemon (1/2) and Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup) (if omitting parmesan add a generous pinch of salt) - pulse in the food processor until ingredients are well combined, but not smooth.
step 4
Add Lemon Juice, Garlic (1 clove), and Olive Oil (1/3 cup) into a food processor. Add more olive oil if needed.
step 4 Add Lemon Juice, Garlic (1 clove), and Olive Oil (1/3 cup) into a food processor. Add more olive oil if needed.
step 5
Taste the pesto for seasoning, and add Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) as necessary. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. Enjoy!
step 5 Taste the pesto for seasoning, and add Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) as necessary. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. Enjoy!
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Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Date Night
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
Italian
Sauces & Dressings
Spring
Summer
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