In our last post we made Olive Oil Kale Crisps, a fun and delicious way to introduce kids to the incredibly nutritious vegetable, Kale. But where do we go from here? How can we turn Kale into a meal they will enjoy?
Enter Pesto. This Kale & Walnut Pesto is kid-approved and packs a nutritional punch.
Kale & Walnut Pesto
Special Equipment: Food Processor
Time: 5 minutes
Serves: makes approximately 1 cup pesto
- 2 cups roughly torn kale, any variety (approximately 3 large stems, tough stalk removed)
- 1/2 clove garlic
- 3 tbsp small walnut pieces, toasted* (*see below)
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil