Hearty kale and spinach are blended up with garlic and pine nuts for a pestolike dip that’s great paired with root-vegetable chips. A couple of cloves of garlic give it kick.
Game plan: Serve this dish with roasted root vegetables, crackers, or chips such as Terra Exotic Vegetable Chips.
The dip can be made up to 5 days ahead and refrigerated in a covered container.
Beverage pairing: Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Riesling, Australia. Not particularly known for its white wines, Australia can surprise with the quality of its dry Rieslings, which tend to work wonderfully with sharply flavored, savory foods. This one, loaded with forward floral and citrus flavors, will provide a stimulating counterpart to the garlic pinprick and creamy greens of the dip.