Spinach pesto in a mason jar next to fresh basil leaves

Spinach Pesto

Spinach Pesto recipe with fresh spinach leaves, basil leaves, chopped walnuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword spinach pesto recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 198kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 1 1/2 cups spinach leaves
  • 3/4 cup basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender.
  • Pulse and blend until smooth, scraping down sides as necessary.
  • Store in a lidded container or a mason jar in the refrigerator.



Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 84mg | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 0.6mg