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Kale Mint Basil Pesto - a summer pesto that's healthy and delicious ~ toss with pasta (hot or cold), add a few spoonfuls to potato salad, or use it on sandwiches and pizza

Kale Basil Mint Pesto Recipe


  • 1 bunch lacinato kale
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 1 bunch mint
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


  1. Blanch kale in boiling water for 20 seconds; drain and put in a bowl of cold water to stop cooking; once cool, squeeze dry and roughly chop.
  2. Place blanched kale, basil leaves, mint leaves, garlic cloves and pine nuts in food processor bowl; process until finely chopped; add oil through feeding tube until pesto is blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper.