Pesto With Kale
15 mins (prep 15)
8 ingredients
15 servings
Here I go again. A take off of my Pesto. Sneaking in good for you foods. Kale! It fights fat is high in fiber, vitamin A, calcium, a great sources of beta-carotene, one of the antioxidants believed by many nutrition experts to be a major player in the battle against cancer, heart disease, and certain age-related chronic diseases, it also provides other important nutrients. Check out some good information on kale here make the whole amount and freeze as ice cubes to add to soups.

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  • 2 cups packed basil, rinsed (or fresh as you can)
  • 1 cup kale, rinsed, stems removed saving for stock
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts, cooled
  • 1 cup romano cheese (either or both)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, depending on how creamy you want it you can add up to double the amount


Serving Size (51.56 g)
Servings 15
Amount per Serving
Calories 49.84 Calories from Fat 38.61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.29g 99.04%
Saturated Fat 0.57g 42.88%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 7.33mg 4.58%
Total Carbohydrate 2.22g 11.08%
Dietary Fiber 1.07 g 64.36%
Sugars 0.45 g %
Protein 1.67g 50.06%
Vitamin A 3239.84IU% Vitamin C 24.61mg%
Calcium 79.54mg% Iron 1.25mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large garlic cloves, toasted pine nuts, romano cheese