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Arugula Pesto


From EatingWell:  March/April 2010

This pesto is a great way to use fresh, flavorful spring arugula. Try tossing it with pasta, spread it on pizza instead of tomato sauce or use it as the base for a vegetable dip.

About 1 cup, for 8 servings | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. With the motor running, drop garlic through the feed tube of food processor; process until minced. Stop the machine and add arugula, cheese, pine nuts, oil and salt. Pulse and then process, scraping down the sides as necessary, until the mixture is a smooth paste.


Per 2-tablespoon serving : 121 Calories; 12 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 6 g Mono; 6 mg Cholesterol; 1 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 143 mg Sodium; 57 mg Potassium

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 1/2 fat

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