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Phytopia (Kale Pesto)

Yield
Servings
Prep time
10 mins
Course
Vegetables
Special Diets
Vegan | Vegetarian
Food Allergies
Dairy-free | Gluten-free
Source

Adapted from www.fooddownunder.com

Description

A lovely alternative to basil pesto, this kale pesto is great on sandwiches, pasta and anywhere else pesto is a plus.

Ingredients

3⁄4 lbkale (leaves only)
4 clvgarlic (peeled)
3 cbasil (fresh, or combo of basil and cilantro)
1 lemon (or lime, juiced)
1 tsalt (or garlic salt)
1⁄2 tblack pepper (or less to taste)

Instructions

Wash kale- leave water on leaves. Coarsely chop and steam in the aforementioned water until tender, about 5 minutes. Let cool. Finely mince garlic in a food processor. When finely minced, add the basil, optional cilantro and kale. Process until uniform, then add juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pulse to combine.