Arugula-Walnut Pesto

Total Time
10 Mins
Serves
4

DESCRIPTION

This is a fresh and delicious alternative to more traditional basil pestos.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
10 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
410 cal
Total Fat
43 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Polyunsaturated Fat
15 g
Sodium
320 mg
Monounsaturated Fat
22 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
5 g
Carbohydrates
5 g

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup California walnuts, toasted
  • 1 bunch arugula, washed, stems removed (2 ounces of clean, stemmed leaves)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (about 3 cloves) garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. In a food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine all of the ingredients and process for 1 to 2 minutes, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides of the bowl, until the pesto is smooth.