• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 10 min
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  • Summary

    Kale makes a nutrient packed pesto and is readily available year round. Easy recipe for a flavorful nut free kale pesto.

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups tightly packed kale leaves, stems removed
    • 3 garlic cloves
    • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted
    • generous pinch red pepper flakes
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1651 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 169 g 260.38%
    • Saturated Fat: 29 g 145.25%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.47%
    • Sodium: 724 mg 30.17%
    • Calcium: 376 mg 37.58%
    • Potassium: 332 mg 9.48%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 13 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.6%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 13 g
    • Vitamin A 24.32%
    • Vitamin C 8.43%
    • Vitamin D 2.1%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat33
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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