Healthy Recipe: Natural Kale Pesto

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Healthy Recipe: Natural Kale Pesto

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale (8-12) leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt or Himalayan rock salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts or cashews (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup dry basil or 1 cup of fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1-2 minced garlic cloves

Optional

  • 1-2 teaspoon raw honey

Directions

In a food processor or powerful blender, combine the kale leaves, salt and extra virgin olive oil. The texture should be chunky after processing.
Add the nuts, basil, lemon juice, garlic cloves, and the raw honey (optional).
Enjoy this homemade condiment on crackers, pizza crust, or in your rice pasta.