Make Ahead

Arugula Walnut Pesto

April 12, 2012
Author Notes

What to do with half a container of arugula??? Make some delicious spring pesto!

This is amazing smeared on some garlic toast, dolloped into a soup, spread in homemade pizza, great on grilled fish and vegetables and of course on pasta, it's my go to for cold pasta salad.

It also freezes really well in a container or ice cube tray for single servings. —themisinthekitchen

  • Serves 2-4
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Arugula
  • 1/3 cup Walnuts
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup Parasean cheese
  • Handful Fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Combine all the ingredients except for the olive oil in a food processor and pulse 10-15 times until finely chopped and combined.
  2. Turn the food processor on and slowly add the olive oil through the feed tube until creamy. Enjoy!!!

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