So this is going to be a three post recipe/meal. I will be showing you how to make Grilled Brie Sandwiches with Honey, Almond, and Kale pesto, paired with Pasta with creamy basil-almond-ricotta sauce, and to drink, Vanilla-Thyme lemonade! Let's get started!
We'll start with the sandwiches.
MAKES 4 SANDWICHES
for the pesto
-1 cup torn and packed kale
-1/4 cup honey
-1/3 cup roasted almonds
-1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
-3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
-1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
-2 tablespoons chopped, fresh basil
for the sandwich
-8 slices of high quality bread
-4 ounces brie
-about 4 tablespoons butter
Pulse until ingredients are thoroughly mixed and the mixture is smooth.