5 Minute Pesto Sauce with Super Greens

  • Author: Lisa
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: sauce



  • 3 handfuls of mixed baby greens (chard, kale, spinach, etc)
  • 1/3 C extra virgin olive oil
  • (heaping) 1/2 C shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 C roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • kosher salt to taste


1. Combine the greens through the pepper in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Add additional olive oil as needed to achieve desired consistency. Taste and add salt to taste.

2. Transfer to a clean jar and store in the refrigerator 1 week.