A flavorful alternative to basil pesto, created to go on our Turkey Sandwiches with Roasted Romas, Fresh Mozzarella, and Arugula-Walnut Pesto. Prep and Cook Time: about 30 minutes.
1/3 cup walnut halves or pieces
2 large cloves garlic
4 cups loosely packed arugula leaves, rinsed and dried
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 350°. Bake walnuts until slightly golden, 5 to 6 minutes. Pour into a food processor. Add garlic and whirl until coarsely chopped. Add arugula, parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt; whirl until smooth.