- 12 Lacinato kale leaves, midribs removed
- 2-3 cloves garlic
- 3 tbsp pine nuts
- 2/3 cup grated parmesan
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Salt & pepper to taste
- Bring a pot of water to a boil and blanch* kale for 2 minutes.
Strain and plunge kale into an ice bath. Drain kale and squeeze water from it.
- In a food processor, combine garlic and pine nuts and grind to a coarse paste.
Add Parmesan and kale and blend until smooth.
With motor still running, slowly drizzle in olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
*the process of quickly submerging something into the boiling water to cook.