Celery Leaf Walnut Pesto Sauce
  • 2cups lightly packed celery leaves (from 1-2 large bunches)
  • 2cloves garlic
  • ½teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • ½cup grated Parmesan
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • ½cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Crushed red pepper, additional walnuts and/or grated Parmesan; optional
  1. Add celery leaves, garlic, salt, walnuts, parmesan and lemon juice to a blender or food processor. Process to combine. With the motor running, pour in the olive oil, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed, until very smooth.
  2. Serve in a bowl as a dipping sauce for Caulifower Buffalo Bites, or use as a sauce for pizza or flatbread or in any recipe that calls for pesto.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Celery Leaf Walnut Pesto Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2196 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 262mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING (2 tablespoons): 196 cal, 19g fat (11g mono, 5g poly, 3g sat), 5mg chol, 262mg sodium, 3g carb (1g fi ber, 0g sugars), 3g protein