Basil Pesto Cream

Basil Pesto Cream
Summary

This flavorful dip is surprisingly healthy and low-fat. Use it as a dip or spread. It’s great served over grilled or broiled fish too!

  • Servings
    20 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 Tbsp.
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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

20 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 Tbsp.
  • Amount per serving Calories 15

  • Total Fat 0.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Protein 2g
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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • cottage cheese (non-fat)
    1 cups
  • extra virgin olive oil
    2 tsp
  • fresh basil
    1/2 cups
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano (grated)
    1/4 cups
  • shallots (minced, about 1 large)
    1 tbsp
  • baby spinach
    1 cups
  • skim milk
    2 tbsp
  • garlic (minced)
    2 clove
Directions

Directions

  1. Place spinach, garlic, shallot, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and basil in food processor. Process to a paste.

  2. With motor running, add cottage cheese and oil. Process until smooth. Add milk to achieve the desired consistency, if desired.

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