Thursday, May 5, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Lemon Artichoke Pesto - 16.4g Carbs, 8g Fiber, 1.7g Sugars


Lemon Artichoke Pesto - 16.4g Carbs, 8g Fiber, 1.7g Sugars
From: - Author: Rebekah | Kitchen Gidget
Bright, lemony pesto made with artichokes, parsley and garlic. Perfect in salads or pasta.
Prep time: 5 min
Total time: 5 min
Makes: 2 cups

2 (14 oz cans) artichoke hearts, drained
1 small bunch flat leaf parsley, about 1½ cups
4 - 6 cloves garlic
1 lemon, juiced
Zest of 1 lemon
1/2 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper

Place all the ingredients in a food processor, except for the olive oil. While the processor is on high speed, add the olive oil in a steady stream. Taste for seasoning and adjust ingredients as desired. Store in airtight container in refrigerator, or freeze.

Nutrition From:
Makes: 2 cups
Servings: 6
Serving Size: 177 g
Nutrition per Serving: 217Calories, 154 Calories from Fat, 17.2g Total Fat, 2.5g Saturated Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 160mg Sodium, 594mg Potassium, 16.4g Total Carbs, 8g Dietary Fiber, 1.7g Sugars, 5g Protein
Vitamin A 26% - Vitamin C 69% - Calcium 9% - Iron 15%
Nutrition Grade: A-

Good points:
    No cholesterol
    Low in sugar
    High in dietary fiber
    High in vitamin A
    Very high in vitamin C


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