Place the walnuts, garlic and cheese into a food processor and process until all ingredients are blended together – about 30 seconds
Add the arugula and basil -pulse until leaves have broken up
Gradually add the oil while the processing
Adjust consistency by adding water
Leave out the basil and use 4 cups of arugula.
Replace the walnuts with almonds, sunflower seeds or pine nuts or a mixture of nuts and seeds.
Roast the garlic before adding it to the pesto to mellow out the garlic flavor.
Nutrition information calculation is for pesto sauce only, and does not include the pasta
Nutrition information is provided by Nutrifox, an online calculator and is meant to be used for informational purposes only. Even though I try to provide accurate information, these figures should still be considered as estimates.