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Kale Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janette Montani

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cups Pine nuts
6 to 8 Cloves of garlic
2 cups Fresh basil
2 cups Fresh kale
1 tsp. Crushed red pepper flakes
1 cups Freshly grated parmesan
1 cups Olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Place the pine nuts and garlic in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 15 seconds. Add the basil and kale leaves, and red pepper. With the processor running, slowly pour the olive oil into the bowl through the feed tube and process until thoroughly pureed. Add the parmesan and puree for a minute. Serve over your favorite pasta.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We use this recipe as a tasty way to get some dark leafy greens in our diet. Even baby Luca will eat kale this way!

 

 

 

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