Kale Pesto


  • 2 cups packed kale
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 23 tablespoons of juice)
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Add all of the ingredients except the olive oil to the bowl of your food processor
  2. Pulse your food processor several times until the mixture has all been finely chopped and forms a paste
  3. Remove the lid, scrape down the sides with a spatula, place the lid back on, and while the food processor is turned on and running, drizzle in your olive oil
  4. Remove the lid, scrape down the sides, add the lid back on, and with the food processor running, drizzle in water 1 tablespoon at a time until you reach the consistency you want (I added 2 tablespoons of water)
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper, pulsing to combine