Toss a few ingredients into a blender, and voila! You have Kale and Basil Pesto – a delicious way to add some leafy greens into your diet. Add it to whole wheat pasta for a healthy dinner option, and freeze leftover pesto for nights you want dinner on the table fast!
2 packed cups kale, chopped
2 packed cups fresh basil
1/2 cup toasted walnuts
4 garlic cloves
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
Note: You can substitute olive oil with 1 whole avocado for a low fat version.
1. Add all the ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until nice and smooth. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
2. Toss a few tablespoons of pesto with some whole wheat pasta and enjoy!