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Kale and Walnut Pesto

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4 servings, 1/4 cup each

Add this Kale and Walnut pesto to your favorite pasta or veggies for an alternative to the classic basil pesto. Toast the walnuts to add crunch and flavor.

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Make It

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  • Process ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth.

Serving Suggestion

Cook 1/2 lb. angel hair pasta; drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Toss pasta with prepared pesto, 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes and enough of the reserved cooking water until sauce is of desired consistency.

How to Store

Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week. Or, freeze in ice cube trays until firm, then pop out and store in resealable plastic bags until ready to use.

How to Toast Nuts

Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavor. To toast nuts in the oven, spread nuts in single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. To toast nuts on the stovetop, place nuts in ungreased skillet. Cook on medium heat until golden brown, stirring frequently. To toast nuts in the microwave, place up to 1 cup of nuts in a microwaveable shallow dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec.

Food Facts

A serving of this flavorful pesto provides an excellent source of vitamin A, thanks to the kale.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 cup each
Calories 210
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 7g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 70 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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