Recipe: Kale Pesto And Seeded Crackers

KALE PESTO AND SEEDED CRACKERS

Not the most sexy sounding recipe but we promise you this might be one of the most delicious snacks in the whole world. Next time you're thinking of making pesto try this one.

Ingredients

The Crackers

  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 250 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp poppy seeds

The Pesto

  • 2 handfuls kale
  • 30 g feta cheese
  • 40 g pecans
  • 1 clove roasted garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 75 ml extra virgin olive oil
preheat the oven

Step 1

Preheat The Oven

Preheat the oven to 220ºC.

make the dough

Step 2

Make The Dough

Chop the fresh herbs and mix with the flour. Add in the salt with the water and olive oil to make a dough.

roll the dough

Step 3

Roll The Dough

Roll the dough out into a sheet about 2mm thick between two sheets of greaseproof paper to stop it sticking. Cut 5cm diameter circular biscuits out of the dough and place them onto a lined baking tray with a little space between them.

bake

Step 4

Bake

Brush a little water over the top of each biscuit and sprinkle your seeds of choice. Bake for 10 minutes, until just brown around the edges, then cool on a wire rack.

make the pesto

Step 5

Make The Pesto

Chuck all the pesto ingredients into a food processor and blitz into a course paste, adding more olive oil if necessary.

serve

Step 6

Serve

Serve up and enjoy! Makes 20 crackers

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