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Arugula Pesto (Serves makes abou)
courtesy of Bon Appetit

Arugula pesto will add a bright, delicious zing to whatever you add it to! It can be used with pasta, roasted vegetables, roasted pork, spread on toast, or added to soup!

Ingredients
4 cups (packed) arugula leaves (about 6 ounces)
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/4 cup (packed) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
lemon zest, and squeeze of the juice
1 garlic clove (optional)


Method
  1. Blend arugula, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese in processor until almost smooth. With machine running, gradually add olive oil; process until well blended. Season pesto to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be made ahead. Cover and let stand up to 2 hours at room temperature or refrigerate up to 1 day. Bring to room temperature before using.






 
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