Arugula Pesto

This pesto makes a great dressing for potato salad. You can also use it on pasta or pizza.

Arugula Pesto


  • 4 cups packed arugula leaves
  • ¼ cup pine nuts toasted
  • ¼ cup packed grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ¼ cup olive oil


  1. Combine and blend arugula, pine nuts, parmesan and garlic in a food processor until almost smooth.
  2. With machine running, gradually add olive oil: process until well blended.
  3. Season pesto to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

If you store the pesto be sure to bring it to room temperature before using. Makes about 1 cup.