Cookin’ Greens Chopped Kale Pesto

Most people opt to buy pesto from a store. But in fact, it’s something that you can make much more cheaply at home and you can add kale or spinach for an extra kick of nutrition!  Enjoy pesto with some pasta, scrambled eggs, lasagna, bruschetta, and more!

Cookin' Greens Chopped Kale Pesto
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
  1. 1 ½ cups (150g) of Cookin’ Greens Chopped Kale or Cookin’ Greens Chopped Spinach
  2. ¾ cup (75ml) Olive Oil
  3. ½ cup (125ml) of vegan parmesan (see recipe below)
  4. ¼ cup (125ml) of pine nuts
  5. 2 garlic cloves, 2 tsp (10ml)
  6. ½ cup of basil
  7. Vegan Parmesan Ingredients
  8. 1 cup (250ml) cashews, unsalted
  9. 4 tsp nutritional yeast
  10. 1/3 tsp garlic salt
  1. Place all pesto ingredients in a food processer and blend until well combined
  2. Store in the fridge
  3. ** Blend vegan parmesan separately and sprinkle on top
Dietitian Notes :
  1. Gluten Free : Use gluten free pasta
  2. Low Calorie
  3. Dairy Free
  4. Vegetarian
Adapted from
Cookin' Greens
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