Walnut Kale Pesto made in just a few minutes for the most perfect meal prep condiment. Freeze half, and use it with pasta or in bowls all week long!
- 1 cup chopped toasted walnuts
- 3 cups torn kale leaves
- ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 garlic clove, peeled
- ½ lemon, juiced
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- Add all the ingredients to a food processor and combine on high for 1-2 minutes until a smooth paste forms.
- Taste the pesto and add more salt to your preference or a bit of olive oil if the mixture is very dry. This is a very thick pesto.
Use on pasta, grilled chicken, tossed with gnocchi, or in scoops over lentil and quinoa bowls. YUM.
Use any kind of kale you like in this recipe!
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
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