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Beet Green Pesto

The Herbeevore
This beet green pesto is garlicky and spicy, simple to make, and is a great no cook pasta sauce for summer nights. Great way to use mustard greens from your garden.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Blend Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Dinner, Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 109 kcal


  • Blender or Food Processor



  • In a food processor or blender, add the beet greens, basil, garlic, almonds, and salt.  Pulse a few times, then turn the food processor on low and steam in the olive oil.  Stop, and check the consistency, adding more olive oil if needed.
  • Toss with fresh pasta, use pesto as a sauce on homemade pizza, or enjoy pesto as a dip for vegetables or bread.


Calories: 109kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 3gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 335mgPotassium: 245mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1522IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 56mgIron: 1mg
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