Artichoke Pesto

Makes 8 servings (3 Tbsp. per serving)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup canned artichokes, drained
  • ½ avocado
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • 3 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 oz. grated parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  2. Mix until smooth.
  3. Serve on whole grain pasta and enjoy!

 

Nutritional analysis per serving (without pasta): 59 calories, 4.5 g fat, 2.4 g protein, 2.9 g carbohydrate (1.5 g available carbohydrate), 1.4 g fibre, 110 mg sodium

My Viva Servings (without pasta): 0 grain, 0 protein, 0 vegetable, 0 fruit, 1 fat, 0 dairy