http://www.aspicyperspective.com/kale-pesto-recipe/ Photo by: A Spicy Perspective

Pesto has to be one of the BEST weeknight dinner go-to’s when you need something fast, fresh and delicious. The traditional basil pesto gets a unique twist in this version which uses a favorite green superfood; kale! You’re just 5 minutes and 5 ingredients away from an uber-easy dinner, just toss this vibrant pesto on some cooked pasta or zucchini noodles and you’ve got a healthy winning dinner!

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped kale, stems removed
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Equipment

  • Food processor
  • Rubber spatula

Method

  • Place all the ingredients except for the salt and pepper into a large food processor. Pulse on and off for about a minute until fully combined.
  • Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper as desired.
  • If mixture is too clumpy, add more olive oil, about a teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
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