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Basil Pesto

Planted in the Kitchen
Fresh pesto is the perfect companion for pastas, sandwiches, and even pizzas. The basil, garlic, and olive oil blend together to make the perfect flavor combination.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 8


  • 1 cup basil
  • 1 cup kale
  • 2 cloves garlic medium
  • ½ cup pepitas can sub for pine nuts
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process/blend for about one minute.
  • Add more olive oil if you prefer a smoother consistency.
  • Add to your favorite pasta or sandwich, or use as a dip!
Keyword Basil Pesto, Pesto
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