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Fresh Arugula Pesto

Fresh Arugula Pesto

A fresh and easy to make arugula pesto recipe, a tasty alternative to the traditional Italian basil pesto: here is the simple recipe to make it at home!

23 July, 2015
Average: 1.5 (2 votes)

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total time

0 HR 15 MIN


125 g, roughly chopped
50 g, chopped
Parmesan cheese
50 g, grated
2 cloves, finely chopped
Freshly ground
Extra virgin olive oil
80 ml


To prepare arugula pesto recipe (250 g of pesto) start putting the arugula, walnuts, parmesan, garlic and a little salt and pepper in a food processor. Blend until smooth, scraping down the side occasionally.

With the motor running gradually pour in most of the olive oil until well blended.

Spoon into cold sterilised jars. Pour a little of the remaining oil over the top and seal tightly. Store the arugula pesto in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

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