Sunday, May 25, 2014

Celery Pesto

     If you ever end up with an extra bunch of celery that is about to go bad, then just whip together some pesto !!!  This was literally a 5 minute project of just throwing everything in the Food Processor ( love that)!  This recipe made about 3 1/2 cups, so I froze 3 cups with a cup in each ziplock baggie, which makes it so easy to thaw out for a pasta night for two!!!  Voila  :)

5 cups celery
1/3 cup raw blanched Almonds
1/4 cup EVOO
2 heaping teaspoon diced jarred garlic
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan
1 teaspoon lite salt
1 cup carrots
4 green onions
Sriracha to taste

     Blend all together in the Food Processor.  Enjoy over your favorite pasta!  For a 1/4 cup serving, it is 80 calories, 2g carbs, and 2g protein.

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