Kale & Walnut Pesto

Kale & Walnut Pesto

This Kale & Walnut Pesto recipe is a great twist on the classic. My dear friend Jeanne made this recipe for me, and I was blown away! Enjoy this recipe tossed with your favorite cooked pasta or serve with crackers.

-Curt

Prepare time: 30 minutes (approx.)

 INGREDIENTS:

½ cup walnuts
1 bunch kale, leaves torn. Discard thick stems.
1 cup grated Romano cheese
1 small clove garlic (additional to liking)
Salt and black pepper to taste
½ cup olive oil

 

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat oven to 350° F. Spread walnuts on a baking sheet and toast for 6-8 minutes. Cool.
2. Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Add kale and cook until bright green. Drain and cool.
3. In a food processor, combine walnuts, kale, cheese, garlic, salt and pepper and process until finely chopped.
4. Add olive oil through top feed and mix through.

Toss with your favorite pasta. 

 

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3 Responses to Kale & Walnut Pesto

  1. Miz Helen says:

    This is a beautiful Pesto and I can’t wait to try it. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week!
    Miz Helen

  2. Jenine Snarr says:

    This looks great! I’ll try it! Thanks!

  3. Looks healthy and tasty. Will definitely try this.

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