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10 minutes
2
Adjust servings
Makes approximately 1 cup
dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
parmesan cheese
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
parmesan cheese
vegetarian
pescatarian
paleo
(?)
Not paleo due to:
parmesan cheese
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Nutrition to Balance
This recipe has Fat (total lipid) as 129% and Sodium as 116% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You'll likely need to take these into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 0.1% of RDA
• Calories: 48.9% of RDA
• Carbs: 3.3% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 129% of RDA
• Fiber: 5.0% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.1% of RDA
• Protein: 54.9% of RDA
• Sodium: 116% of RDA
• Sugar: 6.0% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 140% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 10.7% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 33.3% of RDA
• Iron: 1.3% of RDA
• Magnesium: 26.2% of RDA
• Manganese: 63.0% of RDA
• Niacin: 5.1% of RDA
• Potassium: 9.5% of RDA
• Zinc: 24.8% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 75% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 600% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Balance” rating.
Whether this matters for your diet depends mostly on what other foods you consume today.
 
MACROS
Carbohydrate
6.89
g
Calories
733
 
Fiber
1.04
g
Iron
0.236
mg
Protein
46.3
g
Sodium
1572
mg
Sugars
1.51
g
Fat (total lipid)
59.5
g
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
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Ingredient
 
1
clove
+
-
 
peeled, leave whole.
 
1/2
whole
+
-
 
chopped roughly.
 
1
tsp
+
-
 
 
1/2
cups
+
-
 
chopped roughly.
 
1
cup
+
-
 
chopped roughly.
 
2
tbsp
+
-
 
2-3 tbsp, depending on taste.
 
1
tbsp
+
-
 
chopped roughly.
 
1/4
cups
+
-
 
 
2
tbsp
+
-
 
grated.
 
1
tbsp
+
-
 
 
1/2
cups
+
-
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Pulse garlic and shallot in food processor until finely chopped. With the food processor running, add lemon juice, parmesan cheese, parsley, kale, basil, tarragon and chives.
2.
Very slowly drizzle in olive oil until kale and herbs get sufficiently chopped and everything is the consistency of a pesto.
3.
Season with salt and pepper.
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 733
Protein 46.3 g
Carbohydrates 6.89 g
Iron 0.24 mg
Fiber 1.04 g
Calcium 0.84 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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