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!
Prep Time: 5 mins
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
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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