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Gluten Free Arugula Walnut Pesto Recipe

Start your day on a healthy note by adding nutrient-rich, energizing greens to your morning meal. We make it easy with this simple recipe that incorporates fresh parsley in a healthy pesto to put on toast and pair with eggs. Getting out of bed will be so worth it with this on the menu.

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Gluten Free Arugula Walnut Pesto Recipe

Make breakfast a healthy affair by adding simple ingredients like fresh arugula and parsley in a unique pesto that pairs well with eggs.
Prep Time42 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 1041kcal


  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 cup fresh Italian parsley
  • cup walnuts toasted
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • Place the arugula, parsley, walnuts, garlic, and salt in a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Process until finely chopped. Add the lemon juice, olive oil, and water. Process until the pesto is thick and smooth. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Arugula Walnut Pesto Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1041 Calories from Fat 945
% Daily Value*
Fat 105g162%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Sodium 1212mg51%
Potassium 886mg25%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 6005IU120%
Vitamin C 112.3mg136%
Calcium 234mg23%
Iron 6.9mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Dairy Free Hallie Klecker Healthy Magazine Parsley Pesto Walnuts

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