Kale Stem Pesto Recipe by Wen-Jay Ying | Yummly

Kale Stem Pesto

WEN-JAY YING
9Ingredients
25Minutes
310Calories
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Description

Wen-Jay's fondness for kale stems from her belief in food as medicine. Here, she puts a health-nut spin on pesto and spreads the word on some easy ways to store this versatile sauce.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup kale (stems)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 handful fresh basil (about 3/4 oz., or parsley)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast (or Parmesan cheese)
  • crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (plus more as needed, for pesto)
  • extra virgin olive oil (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    310Calories
    Sodium0% DV10mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs4% DV13g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories310Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium10mg0%
    Potassium330mg9%
    Protein8g16%
    Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate13g4%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C60%
    Calcium6%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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