Arugula Pesto


Basil seems to be the most common pesto out there, but using different greens can be a great way to mix up the flavor and add great nutrition in the form of a sauce. Ever tried arugula pesto? Here’s an easy recipe to use as a dressing, as a dip, on your breakfast eggs, or drizzled over chicken.




Arugula Pesto
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  • 4 cups arugula
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp. toasted pine nuts
  • Juice from ½ a lemon
  • 1 tbsp. Parmesan cheese, shredded (optional)
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  1. Add arugula, garlic, pine nuts, lemon juice, Parmesan (if using), salt and pepper to the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Pulse until all ingredients are well minced, scrapping down the bowl with a spatula as needed.
  3. Add olive oil and process until smooth.


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