Garden Chef Pesto
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  • Ingredients:
  • 2-3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup hazelnuts
  • 2 cups firmly packed kale
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbs fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs - ½ cup olive oil
  1. Add minced garlic and hazelnuts to mortar and begin smashing. If you don't have a mortar and pestle you can use a blender or food processor.
  2. Wash, dry and rip kale into tiny pieces.
  3. Add the kale to mortar and continue smashing.
  4. Add Parmesan cheese
  5. Add salt and lemon juice
  6. Slowly add the oil, take turns mixing the pesto with the pestle
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