Friday, September 17, 2010

Green Globs

Oh what to do with arugula today?

Make arugula pesto, of course!

We used a few cups of basil from Kitti's garden and a few cups of fresh arugula plus garlic, lemon zest, freshly grated parmesan, walnuts, and olive oil.

I definitely loved this pesto. As a change from normal basil pesto, the lemon and arugula gave it a kick and made it much more refreshing.

We froze a large amount of the pesto, but the rest we mixed with gnocchi for dinner. On a bed of arugula and with toasted walnuts and parmesan on top, this was a perfect (and oh so green) dinner.

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