Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Kale Almond Pesto

Whole Body 30-friendly Condiment for Your Memorial Day BBQ


  • 1 bunch (6 ounces) Kale (steamed to bright green)
  • 1/3 cup Almonds (toasted)
  • 3 cloves Garlic (roasted)
  • ½ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes


Place kale in food processor and pulse until chopped. Pulse in almonds and garlic. Pulse in sea salt, lemon juice, oil, and red pepper flakes. Continue pulsing until pesto reaches desired consistency. Serve over sesame crackers or grilled Portobello mushrooms.






Amsterdam, E. (2017). Kale Almond Pesto. Elana’s Pantry. Accessed on May 20, 2017.



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