The Hippy Gourmet makes Roasted Potatoes with Kale Pesto Recipe Video

Roasted Potatoes with Kale Pesto Recipe: In this segment taken from Episode #111 of the Hippy Gourmet TV Show, we feature a recipe from the Farmer John cookbook "The Real Dirt on Vegetables" - which is Kale Pesto, and then The Hippy Gourmet blends that with his famous Paprika Roasted Potatoes.


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time17 Min
Ready In37 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Red potato300 Gram
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 White pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Seasoned salt1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Ground paprika1⁄4 Tablespoon
For kale pesto
 Kale bunch200 Gram
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Walnut1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Garlic clove8 Large
 Olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 523 Calories from Fat 382

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g68.5%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.9 mg

Sodium 1554.8 mg64.8%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 12 g24.8%

Vitamin A 164.6% Vitamin C 116.4%

Calcium 21.4% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pre-heat the oven at 450F.
2. Par boil red potatoes, and dice into 4 pieces.
3. Remove the stems from kale leaves.

4. For Roasted potatoes, in a mixing bowl, place potatoes, olive oil, salt, paprika, white pepper, seasoned salt and toss gently to mix all ingredients.
5. In a baking tray, arrange the potatoes in a single layer, sprinkle some ground paprika.
6. Bake at 450F for 40 minutes.
7. For Kale pesto, in a deep pan place the kale leaves.
8. In another pan boil water with salt.
9. Pour the boiling water onto the kale, boil for another 10 minutes.
10. In a frying pan, dry roast the walnuts.
11. In a blender, place garlic and walnuts and blend. Add drained kale leaves, Parmesan cheese and olive oil, blend again.

12. Sprinkle some shredded Parmesan onto the baked potato and serve hot with kale pesto.


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shantihhh says :

Fun video! Are you in the SF Bay Area?
Posted on: 11 August 2007 - 6:39pm