This green pesto salad dressing is packed with herbs and greens so it is super good for you and delicious … my favorite combination. I love finding creative ways to sneak spinach into just about anything. This recipe doubles as a fantastic marinade for fish and vegetables.
Chop, blend, eat!
Green Pesto Salad Dressing Recipe
Green Pesto Salad Dressing
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 shallot
- 2 tablespoons of Pili Nuts
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley
- 1 small sprig fresh tarragon
- 6-8 leaves fresh basil
- 1/4 cup loosely measured raw spinach
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 tablespoon agave nectar
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Using a Vitamix or hand blender - pulse garlic, shallot, nuts, parsley, tarragon, basil, spinach, lemon juice, agave and mustard. Scrape down sides.
Add olive oil.
Season with salt and pepper.
Use your favorite greens as a base, add raw vegetables and top with your favorite protein.
Store in a refrigerated glass jar for up to 2 days.
Dressing may need to sit at room temperature after refrigeration.