Kale Apple Pesto


Kale Pesto is the Bomb!

How do you get those super healthy greens into your diet? This Kale Pesto Recipe is the bomb baby! It makes it easy to eat your kale and combines it with other super power foods, like nuts and apples. Full of fiber, Omega 3s, Vitamins A and B, Calcium and Magnesium, it’s a great dip, spread, or sauce option. Kids will never know the difference!

Give it a try on a My Spelt Crust Veggie Pizza, on pasta, as a veggie dip, or as a sandwich spread. Hope you try it!

Kale Apple Pesto Recipe
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Serves: Makes about 1 Cup
  • 2 cups kale, packed, washed and trimmed (no stems)
  • 6 TBS toasted cashews
  • ½ medium apple (with skin)
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 tsp ume plum vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 6 tbsp high quality extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
Ahead of time
  1. Toast nuts at 350 for 7-10 minutes or until light brown.
For the Pesto
  1. Wash kale. Clean leaves off the stem and measure 2 cups packed down.
  2. Put kale and all other ingredients into a food processor or blender and mix together on high until mixture is smooth.
  3. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
Copywright Nourishment Connection 2012

What Should You Do with the Rest of Your Kale?

Try my Lemon Garlic Kale Recipe!

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