5 from 2 votes
Spinach & Walnut Pesto
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
An easy peasy pesto type dip made with spinach, parsley & walnuts!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: New Zealand
Keyword: cheese board, healthy snack, spinach dip
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 1115 kcal
Author: Laura
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup parsley leaves and stalks
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 TBSP-1/4 cup water to get it to desired consistency
  1. Place all ingredients except water into a food processor and blitz until combined.
  2. Add as much water as necessary until it is the consistency you want - less water for a dip, more water for a sauce.
  3. Store in the fridge for 5 days.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach & Walnut Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1115 Calories from Fat 963
% Daily Value*
Fat 107g165%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 848mg37%
Potassium 987mg28%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 11115IU222%
Vitamin C 97.5mg118%
Calcium 754mg75%
Iron 7.8mg43%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.