Greens & Pistachio Pesto


Servings: 2 cups

1 small bunch collard greens, stems removed
1 small bunch Tuscan kale, stems removed
Kosher salt
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1½ ounces grated Parmesan (about ½ cup)
1 cup olive oil
½ cup salted, shelled pistachios
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Freshly ground black pepper


Blanch collard greens and kale in a large pot of boiling salted water until bright green and tender, about 45 seconds. Transfer to a bowl of ice water.

Drain and squeeze out as much liquid as possible.

Coarsely chop greens and place in a food processor. Add garlic, parmesan, oil, pistachios, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Process on low speed until you have a smooth but still lightly chunky pesto. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve tossed with your favourite freshly cooked pasta. YUM!


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