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kale pesto for kids. Great as a dip, spread or as a pasta sauce.

Kale Pesto

A delicious sauce, dip or spread
Course Dip / Spread
Cuisine Fusion
Keyword Kale Pesto
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 251kcal


  • 55g 1 1/2 cups chopped kale (stems removed)
  • 15g 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 125ml 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 35g 1/4 cup raw cashew nuts
  • 25g 1/4 cup walnut pieces


  • Add the kale, basil, olive oil and garlic and lemon to a food processor and pulse until smooth 
  • Add the nuts and pulse until you achieve desired texture. 


I typically don't add salt to the recipes on the website to keep sodium levels low. However, now that my kids are getting older I do add a little to bring out flavours. I find a little salt in this recipe really brings out the flavour. 
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 13.5mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.8mg