Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Mid July and pestomania is in the air. I've been working on a variety of pestos night and day for the last week. Today's version is Kale Almond Pesto.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Place kale in food processor and pulse until chopped.
  2. 2. Add almonds and garlic, pulse again to incorporate.
  3. 3. Pulse in salt, lemon juice, oil and pepper flakes.
  4. 4. Continue pulsing until pesto reaches desired consistency (I like mine fairly smooth).
  5. 5. Serve over Sesame Crackers.
Most Helpful

Yum! We ate this over pasta, with quarters of grape tomatoes. I also added some parmesan and lemon basil for extra flavor. I gave this 4 stars instead of 5 because I think that 1 TB of olive oil is not enough, at least not if you want something resembling a traditional pesto.

jewelsf September 17, 2011

Delicious! Thanks for a unique pesto recipe!

NYCDietitian August 29, 2010