Fresh Pesto and Almonds

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30Ingredients
65Minutes
1170Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 leek (white part only)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups walnuts (chopped coarsely)
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 sheets filo (whole-wheat pastry)
  • 1/4 cup ghee (or vegetable spray)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup quinoa (cleaned and rinsed)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth (or water, plus ½ cup broth to add as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon ghee (or olive oil)
  • 1 pinch red chili flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup leeks (chopped, or onions)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Bragg Liquid Aminos (or tamari sauce)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced, optional)
  • 2 zucchinis (medium, halved lengthwise then sliced)
  • 1 yellow squash (medium, halved lengthwise then sliced)
  • 2 handfuls cooking greens (mixed, Swiss chard, spinach, mustard greens, washed and torn into pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (or paprika)
  • 1 large tomato (diced)
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    NutritionView More

    1170Calories
    Sodium22% DV530mg
    Fat146% DV95g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs23% DV69g
    Fiber60% DV15g
    Calories1170Calories from Fat860
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat95g146%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium530mg22%
    Potassium1550mg44%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat860
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate69g23%
    Dietary Fiber15g60%
    Sugars19g38%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C110%
    Calcium25%
    Iron45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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