Arugula Pesto (Pesto di Rucola)

Pesto di Rucola (Arugula Pesto)
This peppery pesto is fantastic drizzled over steamed artichokes, grilled fish, or ripe tomatoes. See the recipe for Pesto di Rucola »Todd Coleman

This peppery pesto is fantastic drizzled over steamed artichokes, grilled fish, or ripe tomatoes. This recipe first appeared in SAVEUR Issue #140 along with Laura Schenone's story Glorious Pesto

Arugula Pesto (Pesto di Rucola)
This peppery pesto is fantastic drizzled over steamed artichokes, grilled fish, or ripe tomatoes.
Yield: makes About 1 3/4 Cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups packed arugula
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12 cup finely grated pecorino
  • 12 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 13 cup pine nuts
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Process arugula, oil, pecorino, parmesan, nuts, zest, and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped; season with salt and pepper.