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Kale and Walnut Pesto

Photo by: Image: Stacie Billis
Kale and Walnut Pesto

Makes 2 cups, enough for about 2 lbs of pasta

1 bunch of kale
1 tsp olive oil, plus 1/2 c
1 c walnuts
1/2 c grated pecorino
1 clove garlic
salt and pepper

1. Lightly steam the kale.

2. Heat olive oil in small pan, toast walnuts until brown, stirring frequently

3. Place steamed kale, toasted walnuts, pecorino and garlic in food processor. Puree, drizzle remaining 1/2 c of olive oil until creamy. Season taste.

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Leafy Eats: 7 Tasty Ways to Cook Kale for Dinner

Keeping our family dinners creative and healthy is not always easy, but September, and all the produce we have available, makes it just a little easier. And though I love cooking with such a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables, sometimes my inspiration wanes. In case you suffer from the same dips in dinner genius, here are 7 easy and delicious ways to cook up some kale for dinner! From sides to mains, there are a host of tasty ways to get the whole family eating a little bit more kale! Click through for 7 tasty ways to cook kale for dinner! -By Brooklyn Supper

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