Pasta with Kale Pesto

Tamara Stimpson


•1 lb. (500 g) of pasta of your choice

•1 cup (250 ml) of kale pesto

•2 tbsp. (25 ml) lemon juice

•1 cup (250 ml) of grated Parmesan cheese

•2 tbsp. (25ml ) chopped, toasted walnuts



  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Cook the pasta until al dente. (Reserve 1/2 cup (125 ml) of the hot pasta water and set aside).
  • Toss the pasta with the kale pesto and lemon juice adding the reserved pasta water as needed. Add the cheese and toss again. Season with salt if needed and toss again.
  • Transfer to a large pasta bowl. Scatter the walnuts over the top. Season with some freshly cracked pepper and serve.