Arugula & Pine Nut Pesto

This fresh pesto makes a delectable accompaniment for grilled bread, chicken, pasta or potato salad.

Serves: 6
15 mins Prep time
15 mins Prep time
  • Place arugula, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic powder, seasoned salt and pepper in food processor; cover. Process just until smooth. Gradually add oil with machine running. Process until well blended and smooth.

  • Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Brush both sides of naan bread with olive oil. Sprinkle top with McCormick® Grill Mates® Backyard Brick Oven Seasoning. Grill over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes per side or until grill marks appear. Top with pesto.
Test Kitchen Tip: Pour pesto into ice cube trays; freeze until firm. Place pesto cubes in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags. Store in freezer up to 2 months. Thaw cubes in refrigerator before using.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 243Calories: 243Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 431mgProtein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 23gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 3g