Kale-walnut pesto

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

Makes

1 1/2 cups

Kale-walnut pesto

Photo, Erik Putz.

Mix it into cooked spaghetti, or smear it over grilled chicken. Delicious!


Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch kale , ribs removed (about 4 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/2 cup halved walnuts , toasted
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • BOIL a large pot of water. Chop kale into small pieces, then add to boiling water. Cook for 30 sec. Drain, then rinse well under cold water. Drain well.
  • WHIRL kale with parmesan, walnuts, garlic and salt in a food processor until finely chopped. Season with fresh pepper. With motor still running, slowly add oil, scraping down sides of bowl, if needed.

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Nutrition (per tbsp)

  • Calories
  • 58,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 85 mg.
  • Good source of
  • Vitamin A