Arugula and Walnut Pesto Pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 3 cups arugula
- 1 cup flat leaf parsley
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/4 cup toasted walnuts
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- grated nutmeg
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Heat the olive oil in a small pan over medium heat.
Add the garlic clove. Heat on low for about 10 minutes.
Add the arugula and parsley to a blender or food processor.
Add the walnuts, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and garlic cloves.
Pour olive oil into the blender. Process until smooth.
Add the Parmesan cheese. Mix for a second.
Taste it to make sure there is enough salt.
Boil a pot of water, and salt it well.
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Toss hot pasta with pesto and garnish with more Parmesan and some walnuts.