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Dairy-Free Kale Pesto

A delicious dairy-free, vegan pesto dressing for salad or topping for pasta or pizza. 
Prep Time10 mins
Course: dressing, sauce
Keyword: kalepesto, paleo, pesto, rawvegancheesecake
Servings: 5 people


  • 1 cup packed fresh basil
  • 1 cup packed fresh kale
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt


  • Lightly toast the pine nuts in a skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Place all ingredients except for olive oil in a food processor.
  • Slowly add in the olive oil while the machine is running, until a smooth pesto has formed. Continue processing for 30 seconds to thin the sauce out.