Raw Kale Pesto

BY : PUBLISHED : March 17th, 2014 UPDATED: August 18th, 2021

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day; eat something green! This Raw kale dish is so easy and delicious. Add in anything you like. Some times I add some baked tofu and have it as lunch! The recipe will make enough pesto for a few servings. You can also add it to pizza or pasta, or veggies

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Raw Kale Pesto

Stephanie Lundstrom
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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 c of pine nuts (or walnuts)
  • 3ish c fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon agave/maple syrup or a couple dates (I used 2 dates and it came out delicious!)
  • Just enough olive oil to bring it all together
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • kale
  • shredded zucchini
  • cherry tomatoes
  • sliced mushrooms

Instructions
 

  • To make pesto blend nuts and garlic in a food processor
  • add in dates, basil, salt, and pepper and pulse a few times
  • add in oil a little at a time and stop just after it clumps together
  • toss pesto into the kale and add mushrooms and tomatoes and zucchini and toss again and salt if needed
  • CHOW DOWN!
Keyword easy, kale, party food, pesto, raw, salad, vegan
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