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.

5 from 1 vote
Gluten Free Arugula Walnut Pesto Recipe
Prep Time
42 mins

Make breakfast a healthy affair by adding simple ingredients like fresh arugula and parsley in a unique pesto that pairs well with eggs.

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 1041 kcal
Author: Hallie Klecker
  • 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
  1. 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*
Total Fat 105g 162%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Sodium 1212mg 51%
Potassium 886mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 4g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 120.1%
Vitamin C 136.1%
Calcium 23.4%
Iron 38.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free 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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