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Spinach-walnut Pesto

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts, 
    (see Tip)  
  • 2 slices crustless white bread
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup cooked spinach
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation 

Place walnuts, bread and garlic in a food processor or blender; blend until smooth. Blend in spinach, yogurt, Parmesan and oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon : 34 Calories; 2 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 2 mg Cholesterol; 2 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 67 mg Sodium; 25 mg Potassium


Tip: To toast walnuts: Spread nuts on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F, stirring once, until fragrant, 7 to 9 minutes.