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Kale Pesto Recipe

A Reader Recipe: Superfood Pesto With Kale

Celebrate the warmer weather with this recipe for a healthy kale pesto that reader prepel posted in the Healthy Recipe community group.

Superfood Pesto

Superfood Pesto

Pesto Kale Recipe


Kale, 6-8 leaves torn into chunks
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons water
Juice from 1/4 lemon
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 garlic clove, sliced
6 parsley leaves


Add kale, lemon juice, garlic, and sunflower seeds into food processor and process until a pastey texture forms. Add olive oil and one tablespoon water. Process and scrape down sides as needed — 3-4 minutes. Add parsley leaves and one tablespoon water and process again, stopping to scrape, until a smooth texture forms. Makes 1.5 cups. Use as a dip, pasta sauce, or put on a slice of wholegrain bread with tomato and enjoy!

Got a similarly delicious recipe? Head on over to the Healthy Recipe community group and share one of your own.

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