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Spinach Pesto Recipe

A Reader Recipe: Light Spinach Pesto

Looking for a quick way to jazz up any weeknight pasta dish? FitSugar reader thefitnessgourmet posted this recipe for a light spinach pesto in our Healthy Recipe group in the FitSugar community.

This healthy spinach pesto tastes so unhealthy, you'll seriously doubt the nutrition in it!

Find out how to make this easy pesto after the break.

Light Spinach Pesto

Light Spinach Pesto

Light Spinach Pesto


  1. 1 1/4 cups cooked spinach (I used frozen + thawed)
  2. 3 teaspoons chopped basil
  3. 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 3 teaspoons parsley
  5. Salt/pepper to taste
  6. 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more olive oil or salt if necessary.

Share your own creativity in the kitchen in our Healthy Recipe group in the FitSugar Community!

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