Quick and Easy Arugula Pesto Sauce
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Recipe Checklist:
  • 2 cups of Arugula, stems removed
  • 1/2 cup of Walnuts, shelled
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Olive Oil
  • 6 Garlic Cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Cracked Black Pepper
  • ¼ Lemon, juiced
Tools & Equipment
  • Cutting Board
  • Chefs Knife
  • Food Processor
  • Medium Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Medium Sauté Pan
  • Measuring Cup
Estimated Time
20 Minutes
1 ½ cups of Arugula Pesto
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This quick and easy arugula pesto sauce recipe, pairs beautifully with pasta! Try it over freshly Roasted Potatoes or Baked Potato. Other common uses for this recipe are as a spread, Marinade for fish and lamb, or pizza sauce.


Place a medium Sauté Pan on the stove top and turn to Medium Heat. Toast the whole walnuts over Medium Heat until lightly brown. Once golden brown, set aside.


Combine the arugula, Salt, Walnuts, Parmesan Cheese, lemon juice and Garlic Cloves into a Food Processor. Pulse the arugula pesto sauce in the food processor while Drizzling the Olive Oil.

Remove the arugula pesto sauce from the food processor once all of the olive oil has been used.The Quick and Easy Arugula Pesto Sauce recipe is now ready to serve!

*Store the Quick and Easy Arugula Pesto Sauce recipe in a airtight container and place in the refrigerator.