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5-Minute Green Pizza Sauce with Basil & Spinach

The best 5-minute green pizza sauce studded with aromatic basil and refreshing lemon. It's delicious, so easy & made in a blender.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Italian, Vegan
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 402kcal

Equipment

  • Blender or food processor

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water
  • cups fresh spinach
  • 3 cups fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic

Instructions

  • Add all your ingredients to a blender or food processor.
  • Blend until smooth. 
  • Spread on pizza & bake, or enjoy as is. 
  • See notes (below) for more serving suggestions.

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Notes

  • Want it spicy? Add green chilies (or chili flakes).
  • Don’t have a blender? Use a food processor or hand blender. 
  • Want it runnier? Add more oil.
  • Find it too runny? Add more spinach or basil.
  • Once everything is blended, add more spices or herbs to taste. 
  • Make it oil-free by swapping oil for water. 
  • Customise it with your own greens like parsley & kale
  • Want premade pizza sauce? Make it in large batches and have it ready whenever you want. 
  • To store - Place in an airtight container in the fridge. Keep for about 3-4 days.
  • To freeze - Place it in an airtight container & freeze for up to 2 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 31g | Sodium: 603mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5674IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 3mg