Arugula Pesto
 
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A light, peppery, low calorie Italian pesto sauce made with arugula, lemon, garlic and parmesan cheese. Only 34 calories for 2 tablespoons.
Serves: 1½ cups
Ingredients
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 4 cups arugula (I used 6oz bag)
  • 1½ tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt (more to taste)
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. In a blender or food processor, add garlic, arugula, lemon juice and water. Process until it becomes a creamy liquid. Add salt and parmesan cheese and process until combined; slowly pour in the olive oil.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Notes
Calories per 2 tbsp: 34, Fat: 3.2, Cholesterol: 2.5, Sodium: 73, Potassium: 1.0, Carbs: .06, Fiber: .02, Sugar: 0, Protein: 1.3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 tbsp (12 servings)
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/07/05/arugula-pesto/