Basil pesto, puh-leassse! Let’s spice this sucker up by using kale instead. Kale pesto.
I know what you’re thinking, GENIUS! Ill be honest, it wasn’t my idea. It was my mother in-law’s. She is the mad scientist behind this recipe. We’re also using walnuts instead of pine nuts.
Kale is wonderful for so many reasons. It’s highly rich in antioxidants, high in fiber, high in iron, high in vitamin K and vitamin A, has anti-inflammatory properties, etc.
Let’s just say IT’S REALLY GREAT FOR YOU!
Without further a-do here is the best kale pesto (aka kesto) recipe:
- Food processor or food blender
- 1 1/2 Cups of Kale
- 1/4 Cup of Walnuts (Chopped)
- 2 Cloves ofChopped Garlic
- 2/3 Cup of Olive Oil
- 1/2 Cup of Grated Cheese
Step 1: In a food processor toss in the kale, walnuts, and garlic. Blend them together until all of the kale & walnuts are finely chopped
Step 2: Pour in half of the olive oil and blend for about 30s. Then toss in the rest of the olive oil and blend again.
Step 3: Lastly, put in the grated cheese and blend. Here comes the best part, put it on whatever you would like. Ha! It is SO GOOD!! Enjoy it!