This kale pesto may just become your new favorite go to recipe for pasta, pizza, and sandwiches! And because we’re using simple ingredients like walnuts, garlic, and grated parmesan cheese, you’re already likely going to have everything in your pantry.
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Kale Pesto Ingredients
Some ingredients can be swapped without any loss of flavor.
- Walnuts (or you can also use pine nuts)
- Olive Oil (avocado oil will work, too)
- Lemon Juice
How to make Kale Pesto
Kale Pesto couldn’t be easier to make. Begin by washing the kale and peeling one clove of garlic. After that add the kale, garlic, grated parmesan cheese, and walnuts to your food processor. Blend until they are smooth. Season with salt and pepper and you’re ready to serve your fresh kale pesto.
How To Store Kale Pesto
And if you’re a fan of meal prep, you’re going to love kale pesto. Once made, store the pesto in an air-tight container like this one. The pesto should last in your fridge for about 7 days. Another advantage of making pesto is that it also freezes very well.
More Easy Recipes You’ll Love
Living gluten free doesn’t mean we are going to be deprived of flavorful food. Here are some simple recipes to get started.
- Kale Chips
- Kale Banana Smoothie
- Zucchini Noodles with Baked Cod
- Kale and Blueberry Salad
- Classic Pea Salad
We enjoyed the kale pesto with some gluten free sweet potato crackers I discovered at Trader Joe’s. But you can easily add pesto to any (gluten free) bread to make a delicious sandwich.
- Wash, and dry the kale. and tear the leaves into bite-sized pieces.
- Add kale, walnuts, garlic, parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper into a food processor. Blend until smooth.
- Serve and enjoy.
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