Make this easy kale pesto recipe with fresh kale, walnuts, olive oil, lemon juice, and parmesan cheese.It’s the perfect complement to pasta dishes, as a dip or a marinade.Amazingly Easy Kale Pesto Pesto is such a fun way to flavor pastas, proteins, and anything in between.
Our classic pesto recipe is a popular one on Fit Foodie Finds, but we wanted to make a kale pesto that features kale instead of the more traditional basil.And it’s delicious! What is pesto? Pesto is a green sauce that originated in Italy.It’s typically made from basil, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil.
What is pesto made from? Classic pesto is made from fresh basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, and olive oil.There are many variations of pesto including kale pesto like this one, walnut pesto, basil pesto, vegan pesto, etc.How do you serve pesto? Pesto is often served as a sauce on pasta.
It can also be used as a dip, marinade or dressing (check out our Israeli couscous salad!).Kale Pesto Ingredients Fresh kale: have a ton of extra kale on hand? Kale pesto is the perfect recipe to make sure none of it goes to waste! Make sure to debone your kale for this recipe.Olive oil: we love the flavor of extra virgin olive oil and this is the main fat in this sauce.
Not only does it make it super buttery, but it also helps thin it out and turn it into a sauce.Parmesan cheese: parmesan cheese adds such a yummy, salty, savory flavor to this kale pesto sauce.Wal