Kale and Basil Pesto

Kale and Basil Pesto

This vibrant blend of kale and basil is perfect on any pasta.

Makes 600 ml
Total Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container


  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon soy parmesan, or parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tablespoon garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tablespoon kale
  • 3 Tablespoon pine nuts
  • ¼ Tablespoon kosher salt, optional
  • 1 Tablespoon ground black pepper


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to variable 5, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades.
  3. Blend for 20 to 30 seconds or until desired consistency is reached. For a smooth pesto blend on its highest speed.