This recipe is delicious- especially on sandwiches and pasta. Because I used spicy arugula, the pesto is slightly tangier than pesto made with basil. So, if you like a little kick to your pesto- try arugula!
- 2 cup arugula
- 1/4 cup toasted almonds
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/3 cup Parmesan
- pinch salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoon lemon juice
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and run until combined. Add more lemon juice or olive oil if the consistency is too thick ( I cheated and added a little water to thin mine down.)
Enjoy on sandwiches, eggs, and pasta.
*I used almonds because pine nuts were $32.99 a pound at my local store- another option would be toasted walnuts.