Kale Coriander Pesto - Passion Is Cooking

Kale Coriander Pesto

Kale Pesto

Kale Coriander Pesto

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Italian, South America
Keyword: cilantro, coriander, kale, pesto
Servings: 8


  • 30 grams coriander, washed and dried
  • 30 grams kale, blanched and excess water removed
  • 2 garlic cloves, germen removed
  • 60 grams grated parmigiano
  • 40 grams grated pecorino
  • 15 grams peanuts
  • 250 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • pinch of smoked paprika


  • Bring water to a boil in a large pot and season.
  • Add the kale and cook for 2 minutes, and transfer to a bowl of ice water.
  • Squeeze the excess water out and add to a food processor with the coriander, garlic, and salt. Start pureeing.
  • Add the peanuts and olive oil, puree until smooth.
  • Add the remaining ingredients. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Transfer your pesto into a glass jar and cover with a thing layer of olive oil.



Chef Notes: This is a phenomenal variation to the classical Basil Pesto, we love to use for multiple recipes. We use it not only for pasta condiments but also to marinate meats or fish.
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