Sub your traditional pesto with this peppery and earthy Arugula pesto. This recipe has a good hit of garlic and lemon which gives a more interesting flavor.
Author: trish | Spoonful Of Butter
1/2cupextra virgin olive oil
2tablespoonsgrated parmesan cheese
1teaspoonfresh lemon juice
salt to taste
In a food processor, combine arugula, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, garlic, and lemon juice. Pulse to blend. While pulsing, slowly pour olive oil through the food tube. Process until smooth or until desired consistency is achieved. Scrape the sides of the bowl, if needed. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
A food chopper can be used in place of a food processor. Combine all the ingredients and run the machine until smooth or desired consistency is achieved. Ensure that all ingredients are incorporated by scraping the sides of the bowl from time to time.