Arugula Walnut Pesto

Arugula Walnut Pesto Recipe
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Serves: 6
  • 2 c. organic arugula
  • 2 oz. organic walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ c. organic chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cloves organic garlic
  1. Blanch arugula--plunge in boiling water until bright green, then immediately into ice water to preserve it`s color. Drain and set aside. Finely chop walnuts or pulverize in a coffee grinder. Add arugula, walnuts, garlic, broth and olive oil to a blender, food processor or Magic Bullet. Blend until smooth.

Nutrient Information Per Batch

651.9 kcal Calories, 134.82 mg Calcium, 12.56 g Carbohydrate, 0 mg Cholesterol, 65.53 g Total Fat, 4.52 g Fiber, 2.72 mg Iron, 109.98 mg Magnesium 522.1 mg Potassium, 12.34 g Protein,3.72 mcg Selenium, 49.5 mg Sodium, 2.5 g Sugars, 2.11 mg Zinc, 7.55g Saturated fat, 0 trans Fat, 25.78 g Monounsaturated fats, 29.66 g Polyunsaturated fats, 960.94 IU Vitamin A, 0.42 mg Vitamin B6, 0.12 mcg Vitamin B12, 8.6 mg Vitamin C, 0 IU Vitamin D, 4.59 Vitamin E, 61.91 mcg Vitamin K, 93.86 mcg Folate,0.22 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),2.44 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),0.16 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 0 mcg Lycopene, 1428 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 5.38 g ALA, 0 g EPA, 0 gDHA,259.74 mg Phosphorous, 2.14 mg Manganese, 0 mcg Alpha carotene, 576.62 mcg Beta carotene, 0 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid


  • No Tubers
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Grains
  • No Molds
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade
  • No Citrus

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.

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