arugula walnut pesto (vegan)
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4.75 from 4 votes
Arugula Walnut Pesto (Vegan)
Prep Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
3 mins
 
Author: As Easy As Apple Pie
Course: Condiments, Dips, Spreads
Servings:3

This vegan arugula walnut pesto is thick, creamy and rich in flavor. As there is no cheese, it's vegan and healthier than the regular pesto.

Ingredients
  • 50 grams (1 cup) arugula washed and dried
  • 30 grams (1/4 cup) walnuts
  • 1 clove small garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. In a tall container, put all the dry ingredients and 2 tablespoons of cold water.
  2. Using an immersion blender, chop the ingredients for a few minutes then pour in the extra virgin olive oil (a little at a time) and blend until creamy and smooth.
  3. If the arugula walnut pesto looks too thick, add more water until it reaches the desired consistency.
  4. Enjoy!
Notes

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Nutrition Information
Amount per serving (49g) — Calories: 148, Fat: 15.4g, Saturated Fat: 1.7g, Sodium: 5mg, Carbohydrates: 2.1g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 0.5g, Protein: 2.9g

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