Monday, April 18, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Asparagus Pesto - 8.4g Carbs, 3.4g Fiber, 2.4g Sugar


Asparagus Pesto - 8.4g Carbs, 3.4g Fiber, 2.4g Sugar

Say hi to spring with this amazing pesto.

1 1 lb bunch asparagus, blanched and roughly chopped
3 cup fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
1/4 cup almonds
1 clove garlic
1 tsp kosher salt

In the bowl of a food processor, combine asparagus, basil, and olive oil and pulse until combined. Add Parmesan, almonds, garlic, and salt and blend until combined.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge up to 1 week.

Nutrition From:
Salt omitted for nutrition!!
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 222 g
Nutrition per Serving: 461 Calories, 365 Calories from Fat, 40.6g Total Fat, 12g Saturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 41mg Cholesterol, 530mg Sodium, 329mg Potassium, 8.4g Total Carbs, 3.4g Dietary Fiber, 2.4g Sugars
22.6g Protein
Vitamin A 44% - Vitamin C 16% - Calcium 58% - Iron 18%

Good points:
    Low in sugar
    High in calcium
    High in phosphorus


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