Arugula Pesto Sauce
Recipe type: Sauce
Driftless Organics ingredients make the best pesto!
This recipe was created by Dani Lind of Rooted Spoon Culinary
  • Your bag of arugula
  • ¼ cup pine nuts (or walnuts)
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 lg. clove garlic, chopped
  • 2½ tbsp. Driftless sunflower oil or olive oil
  • ¼ cup hot water
  1. In a food processor pulse together all ingredients except oil and water until arugula is chopped fine.
  2. With motor running add oil in a stream, blending mixture until smooth.
  3. Sauce may be made up to this point 1 week ahead and chilled, its surface covered with plastic wrap.
  4. Bring sauce to room temperature to continue.
  5. Stir in ¼ cup hot water plus additional for thinner consistency if desired
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