Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (44g)

Calories 321
Calories from Fat 290 (90%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 32.2g 50%
Saturated Fat 5.9g 30%
Monounsaturated Fat 22.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 8.6mg 3%
Sodium 131.4mg 6%
Potassium 89.3mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 2.5g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 4.8g 10%

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Recipe Description
A twist on the classic basil version, this pesto tastes great stirred into plain grits. Refrigerate leftovers up to one week. Cover tightly with plastic wrap to keep pesto a vibrant green.
Prep time
10 min
Cook time
5 min
Ready In
15 min


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5 Cup(c)  packaged fresh collard greens, washed, trimmed, and chopped
3   garlic cloves
1/4 Cup(c)  pecans
1/2 Cup(c)  olive oil
1/3 Cup(c)  grated parmesan cheese
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  salt


Cook greens in boiling water to cover 31/2 to 4 minutes or until tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain well.

Process garlic and pecans in a food processor until finely ground. Add greens, oil, cheese, salt, and 1/ 4 cup water; process 2 to 3 seconds or unti} smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. (Mixture will be thick.)

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