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Kale Pesto Recipe

Easy 5-Ingredient 5-Minute Kale Pesto Recipe! Fresh, healthy, and packed with flavor. Use this homemade pesto recipe as a dip, spread, or toss it with pasta.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 10
Calories: 206kcal
Author: Sommer Collier


  • 4 cups chopped kale leaves, stems removed
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (substitute chopped cashews for paleo and vegan)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  • Place all the ingredients in a large food processor. Pulse to fully combine.
  • If the mixture is clumpy, add 2-4 tablespoons of water and pulse again. Taste, then salt and pepper as needed.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2755IU | Vitamin C: 32.4mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 0.8mg