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Easy Kale Basil Pesto in blender close up

Easy Kale Basil Pesto

  • Author: Aberdeen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: About 1 cup 1x


Better than store-bought, vibrant green pesto done in just 5 minutes. A quick, delicious way to use leftover kale! Gluten free.


  • 2 cups roughly chopped kale, stems removed
  • ½ cup roughly chopped basil, stems removed
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until completely combined.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.