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Arugula Pumpkin Seed Pesto

This quick and simple pesto recipe is the perfect pairing for pasta, chicken, or fish. It is versatile and delicious, and is also vegan and gluten-free.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • ΒΌ cup pepitas
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  1. Combine the pepitas, garlic, arugula, lemon juice, 1/3 cup olive oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Add more oil as necessary. Taste for seasoning. Serve with pasta or as a condiment for fish or chicken.