Collard Green Pesto Recipe

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Collard Green Pesto
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  1. Cook greens in boiling water to cover 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain well.
  2. 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 until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. (Mixture will be thick.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1622.45 Kcal (6793 kJ)
Calories from fat 1504.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 167.14g 257%
Cholesterol 29.04mg 10%
Sodium 1700.03mg 71%
Potassium 711.78mg 15%
Total Carbs 21.57g 7%
Sugars 2.79g 11%
Dietary Fiber 12.7g 51%
Protein 24.4g 49%
Vitamin C 66.4mg 111%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 843.2mg 84%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 409.65 Kcal (1715 kJ)
Calories from fat 379.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42.2g 257%
Cholesterol 7.33mg 10%
Sodium 429.24mg 71%
Potassium 179.72mg 15%
Total Carbs 5.45g 7%
Sugars 0.7g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.21g 51%
Protein 6.16g 49%
Vitamin C 16.8mg 111%
Iron 0.6mg 13%
Calcium 212.9mg 84%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 45.6
  • 47

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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