Lemon and Artichoke Pesto
Makes: 1 cup
Carbs per Serving: 38 grams
Protein per Serving: 19 grams
Fat per Serving: 102 grams
? 100 grams artichoke hearts, drained
? Juice from 1/2 lemon
? 1/2 Tbsp lemon zest
? 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
? 1/4 cup pecans
? 1 garlic clove, mashed
? 1/2 cup fresh basil, rinsed thoroughly
? 1/2 cup fresh parsley, rinsed thoroughly
? 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
? 1/4 tsp sea salt
? Freshly ground black pepper
- Combine the garlic, basil, parsley, lemon zest, Parmesan, olive oil, and pecans in a food processor. Process until smooth.
- Add the artichoke hearts, and then season with salt and pepper. Process until you get a desired consistency.
- Transfer the mixture into a dipping bowl and drizzle a bit of extra virgin olive oil on top. Serve at once. Can be refrigerated in a sterilized jar with a lid.