Pesto is classically made with Basil, pine nuts, olive oil and Parmesan cheese.
This recipe for Spicy Lemon Kale & Walnut Pesto gives the classic a new twist minus the Parmesan cheese, using the leafy green that is said to help fight cancer as well as have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.
In addition, with simply blending the ingredients in the food processor or high-power blender, this recipe is serves up kale raw, a plus for all you trying to include more raw foods in your diet.
This recipe serves up the Spicy Lemon Kale & Walnut Pesto over spaghettini pasta. However, feel free to top it over grilled chicken breasts, steamed fish or add crispy bacon or grilled root vegetables to the pasta!
*This recipe is a Momma Cuisine original sponsored by Kenmore