Little Gem Lettuce Hearts with Arugula Pesto

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  • Ingredients

    1 package (2 oz.) Green Giant™ Fresh Basil

    2 oz. fresh arugula

    1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 

    3 cloves garlic, peeled 

    1/4 teaspoon salt 

    3/4 cup olive oil 

    1 package (6 count) Green Giant™ Fresh Little Gem Lettuce Hearts 

    1/2 cup chopped salted mixed nuts 

    1/4 cup shaved Asiago cheese

  • Directions

    1. In mini food processor or blender, place basil, arugula, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and 1/4 cup of the olive oil. Cover; process until smooth. Slowly add remaining 1/2 cup olive oil until well blended. 
    2. Cut each lettuce heart lengthwise into 4 sections. Place lettuce on serving plate; spoon pesto over lettuce. Top with nuts and Asiago cheese.

  • Nutrition Facts

    1 Serving: Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 330); Total Fat 36g (Saturated Fat 7g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 260mg; Potassium 290mg; Total Carbohydrate 5g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 6g 

    % Daily Value: Vitamin A 50%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 15%; Iron 10%; Vitamin D 0% 

    Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Medium-Fat Meat, 6 1/2 Fat

  • 6 Servings

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