Replace the traditional basil with kale in this quick and easy recipe for kale pesto with plenty of pine nuts and garlic.
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240ml extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, peeled
800g chopped kale leaves
140g pine nuts
80g grated Parmesan cheese
salt to taste
Method Prep:15min › Ready in:15min
Pour olive oil into the bowl of a food processor and add garlic; pulse until garlic is chopped, about 10 seconds. Add kale to olive oil mixture, working in batches if needed; pulse until evenly blended, about 20 seconds. Scrape down sides of bowl.
Stir pine nuts and Parmesan cheese into kale mixture and pulse until pesto is smooth; season with salt.
If desired, squeeze 1 teaspoon lemon juice into the kale mixture.