This Pesto is so simple and scrummy, uses kale in a lovely way.
Its delicious hot or cold so leftovers make a perfect lunch delight.
Makes 6 portions.
Macros per portion:
Calories 362, Protein 12.66g, Carbs 34.33g, Fat 19.17g and Fiber 1g
- 1 Tsp Coconut Oil
- 50g Fresh Curly Kale
- 1 Tsp Minced Garlic
- 100g Grana Padano
- 100g Pine Nuts
- 100g Ricotta
- 1 Tsp Crushed Chillies
- 1 Tsp Sea Salt
- 250g Dried Free From Penne Pasta
You will need:
- Large Saucepan
- Measuring Spoons / Scales
- Sharp Knife
I used this Free From Pasta from Sainsburys
Pop pasta in large saucepan and add boiling water.
Cook for 8 minutes
Add coconut oil to wok over a medium high heat
Add kale and minced garlic
Stir and cook until starting to wilt
Cut up your grand padano and add with pine nuts to blender.
Blitz until texture is like breadcrumbs
Add kale and crushed chillies and blitx until combined
Add ricotta and blitz until well combined
When pasta is cooked, drain and stir in your pesto
Mix until well combined
Serve and enjoy.
This keeps well in an airtight container and is great cold for lunch