Tuscan Pesto Sauce

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Tuscan Pesto Sauce

 

Yields about 1-1/4 cups

1 cup olive oil, divided
4 cups chopped fresh Tasty Tuscany® or Salad Savoy®
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
4 cloves garlic
1 (1-ounce) package fresh basil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add Tasty Tuscany kale and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until wilted.

Place Tasty Tuscany kale in food processor, add remaining oil, the lemon juice, pine nuts, garlic, basil, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth. Serve or store in refrigerator until ready to use.

 

Note: This pesto sauce is great over your favorite pasta, chicken, or fish dish!

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