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Kale & Hemp Pesto Bruschetta

For a delicious blend of smokiness and nuttiness, whip up this quick and easy pesto bruchetta for on-the-spot entertaining or family snacking.

Ingredients

KALE & HEMP PESTO

  • ½ cup Hemp seeds
  • 1/3 cup Bothwell Parmesan, grated
  • 2 Garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 cups Kale leaves, chopped & packed
  • 2 Tbsp. Lemon juice
  • ¼ cup Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

PESTO

  1. Mince garlic in a food processor.
  2. Add the kale, hemp seeds, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Turn on the food processor and drizzle in the oil. Process until the pesto reaches desired consistency, scraping down the sides as needed.
  4. Add more lemon, salt or pepper to taste.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and mix in the cheese.


BRUSCHETTA

  1. Spread pesto on each slice of baguette.
  2. Sprinkle with diced shallots, and top with shredded Smoked Gouda.
  3. Place under broiler for 2-4 minutes, and serve immediately.
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