Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto

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This rich walnut blue cheese pesto combines arugula with blue cheese and walnuts for a bold, creamy sauce, perfect for serving on top of grilled steak!

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I needed the perfect sauce to top my Walnut Crusted Grilled Tri Tip, so I thought why not incorporate more walnuts, add some fresh arugula and green onions, then throw in some blue cheese. Because what is better on a freshly grilled steak, than flavorful blue cheese!

Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto Recipe

The result was a bold and rich sauce that I’m now kind of obsessed with!

Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto Ingredients

Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto Ingredients

  • 2 cups arugula
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup blue cheese (crumbled)
  • ¼ cup green onions (chopped)
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ⅓ cup olive oil

Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto Instructions

Add all of the ingredients, except the olive oil, into a food processor.

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Turn the food processor on then slowly pour the olive oil in through the top of the food processor with the machine still running.

Blend until a creamy sauce forms.

Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto Recipe

Place on top of a delicious steak or toss with pasta. Either way this Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto is a scrumptious twist on the traditional sauce!

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Arugula Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto

This rich walnut blue cheese pesto combines arugula with blue cheese and walnuts for a bold, creamy sauce, perfect for serving on top of grilled steak!

Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup pesto
Calories 980 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 cups arugula
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbled
  • ¼ cup green onions chopped
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients, except the olive oil, to a food processor.

  2. Turn the food processor on then slowly pour the olive oil in through the top of the food processor with the machine still running.
  3. Blend until a creamy sauce forms.