This versatile pesto can be tossed with pasta for a quick supper or spread on crostini for a sophisticated appetizer. Source: EatingWell Magazine, October 1997

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  • Place walnuts, bread and garlic in a food processor or blender; blend until smooth. Blend in spinach, yogurt, Parmesan and oil. Season with salt and pepper.



Tip: To toast walnuts: Spread nuts on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F, stirring once, until fragrant, 7 to 9 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

35 calories; total fat 2.2g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.5g; cholesterol 2mg 1% DV; sodium 68mg 3% DV; potassium 41mg 1% DV; carbohydrates 2.5g 1% DV; fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugar 1g; protein 1.5g 3% DV; exchange other carbs; vitamin a iu 448IU; vitamin cmg; folate 12mcg; calcium 38mg; ironmg; magnesium 7mg; thiaminmg.