Mint Basil Pesto

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Toss a few fresh spinach leaves into the mix and add more nutrients.

Serves 8 Time 15 minutes

3 c fresh mint leaves
1 c fresh basil
1/4 c low-sodium chicken broth
2 tbsp olive oil, extra-virgin
2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend on high until smooth and combined (scraping down sides of bowl as necessary).

Per 2 tbsp
Nutrition Info : calories 47.7 fat 5.1g, protein 27.6g, carbohydrates 3.2g, sodium 314mg

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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