Carrot and Radish Top Pesto and Spring Salad  — Rainbow Plant Life
Carrot and Radish Top Pesto and Spring Salad — Rainbow Plant Life
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  • Ingredients

    • Spring salad
    • 1 pound baby potatoes or fingerling potatoes
    • 1 bunch of asparagus
    • Greens of choice (I used a mix of greens from the farmers market)
    • 1 small bunch of radishes (reserve the tops for the pesto)
    • 1 small bunch of carrots (reserve the tops for the pesto)
    • 1/2 of a large avocado (reserve the other half for the pesto)
    • 1 small bunch of fresh mint, leaves only (reserve a bit for the pesto)
    • Carrot and Radish Top Pesto
    • Tops from one small bunch of carrots
    • Tops from one small bunch of radishes
    • Leaves from 3-5 fresh mint sprigs
    • 1/2 cup pine nuts (or other nuts of choice)
    • 1 small shallot, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 1/2 of a large avocado
    • A few pinches of kosher salt and black pepper
    • 1 small lemon, zested and juiced
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1280 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 98 g 151.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 29 mg 1.22%
    • Calcium: 86 mg 8.55%
    • Potassium: 306 mg 8.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 50.61%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 93 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 61.68%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 20.26%
    • Vitamin C 161.93%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat19
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total4 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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