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Kale Apple Pesto Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Author: Angela Marinelli - Nourishment Connection


  • 2 cups kale packed, washed and trimmed (no stems)
  • 6 TBS toasted cashews
  • 1/2 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
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes


Ahead of time

  • Toast nuts at 350 for 7-10 minutes or until light brown.

For the Pesto

  • Wash kale. Clean leaves off the stem and measure 2 cups packed down.
  • Put kale and all other ingredients into a food processor or blender and mix together on high until mixture is smooth.
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste.


Copywright Nourishment Connection 2012