Parsley Pesto

Lizzy Briskin

by | Updated: January 25th, 2023

Parsley isn’t just for garnish! It’s densely packed with nutrients and worthy of center stage in your next meal. This parsley pesto offers vibrant flavors and a healthy dose of vitamins A, K, C and more. Simply process the ingredients until smooth and toss with pasta for a quick dinner, spread on a sandwich or add to slaw or potato salad for fresh flavors in classic recipes.

Two Jars of Homemade Parsley Pesto Sit on a Cutting Board.

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Parsley Pesto

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 336 kcal
Author Lizzy Briskin



  1. In food processor, combine parsley, parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, lemon juice and salt until smooth.
  2. While processing ingredients, slowly pour in olive oil for 30 seconds or until light, fluffy and smooth.

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Nutrition Facts
Parsley Pesto
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 19g
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 381mg16%
Potassium 242mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 2113IU42%
Vitamin C 34mg41%
Calcium 127mg13%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.