TUSCAN KALE + ARUGULA PESTO 
WITH GARLIC AND PUMPKIN SEEDS

This homemade pesto is awesome and is a staple in our fridge. You can use it as a salad dressing, add it to pasta dishes, use it as a sandwich spread or top it to any protein dish for added flavor!
Super easy, super delicious and super healthy!
ENJOY
 
RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

1 cup Tuscan kale
1 cup rugula
2 tbsp chives
2 tbsp parsley
1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
5 cloves roasted garlic
1/4 tsp red chili flakes
1 tbsp lemon juice + 1 tsp lemon zest
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (reserve extra olive oil if needed)
Sea Salt & Pepper to taste

PREPARATION
 
1. Thoroughly wash and dry kale and parsley.

2. Roughly chop kale, parsley and chives.

3. Place pumpkin seeds, roasted garlic, read chili flakes and lemon zest into a blender or food processor and pulse until coarsely ground. 

4. Add in kale, arugula, parsley and chives and pulsate again. Then add extra virgin all of oil, lemon juice salt and pepper to taste and blend until desired consistency add more olive oil if needed.

5. Store pesto in a jar in the refrigerator.

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