Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

Have extra kale? Use it to make this great sauce and top your pasta, sandwiches, flatbread, or pizza.


Kale Pesto

Because there are SO many ways to use kale!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 5 oz kale any variety
  • 3 cloves garlic or spring garlic
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (about 1/2 of a lemon)
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • basil to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp water or plain Greek yogurt


  1. Tear kale from stem/ribs, using only the green parts of the leaves. Peel garlic and mince.

  2. Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth. If the pesto is dry, add a bit of water or Greek yogurt to moisten it.

  3. Serve with crackers, pita, or flatbread, or use as a sauce for spaghetti noodles


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