Arugula Walnut Pesto Dip

Enjoy this lovely citrusy and mildly spicy pesto with fresh vegetables and bread. It makes the perfect appetizer.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 cups arugula
  • 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped
  • 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb. baby carrots
  • 6 oz. snow peas, stems and strings removed
  • 1 baguette (10.5 oz.), sliced

Directions

  • Place arugula, oil, walnuts, zest, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and Parmesan in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process until smooth.
  • Spoon pesto into a small bowl. Serve with carrots, snow peas, and bread.