Growing Chefs! Ontario Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

A flavourful, bright green sauce that can be used on sandwiches and pasta!”
Makes about 2 cups
1/2 cup sunflower seeds1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated2 garlic cloves1/2 cup olive oil2 cups kale leaves2 cups basil leaves1 lemon, juiced Salt to taste Pepper to taste
Measuring cupsMeasuring spoonsCutting boardBlender or food processorSpatulaKnifeTasting spoons

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Measure out the oil, kale, basil and seeds. Juice the lemon. Grate and measure out the parmesan.

Get Cooking!

Put the sunflower seeds, parmesan, garlic, kale, basil and lemon juice in a food processor or blender and pulse until chunky. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil and whizz to a paste. Season to taste.

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