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Arugula Pesto

Delicious pesto made with arugula
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pesto
Servings: 2 1/2 cup servings
Calories: 711kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 oz box of baby arugula
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 9 tbs olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans

Instructions

  • Mash garlic with the 1/2 tsp of salt to form a paste–you can do this with a mortar & pestle or by using the side of a wide heavy knife.
  • Toast pecans by placing them in a 350 degree F oven for about 4 minutes.
  • Place the arugula, cheese, olive oil, pepper, mashed garlic and toasted pecans in a food processor.
  • Process for about 1 minute.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 711kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 75g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 802mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1780IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 270mg | Iron: 1.8mg