arugula pesto

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I love love love arugula. This is so easy and so good.

Easy Arugula Pesto
all ingredients to taste + texture

few large handfuls of arugula
extra virgin olive oil
finely grated parmesan cheese
kosher salt
lemon juice
1-2 spoonfuls of jarred basil pesto
couple tbsp minced garlic

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In the food processor, pulse all ingredients except for oil. Once the greens are chopped into bits, turn on processor and begin to slowly pour in olive oil (in a very slow trickle) until the pesto reaches your desired consistency.
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I often put this into an ice cube tray and freeze, pop out pesto cubes and store in freezer bags. Makes a great addition to soups, pastas, etc.


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