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.

Walnut Blue Cheese Pesto Recipe

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!

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

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

Nutrition Facts

Calories 980kcal (49%)Carbohydrates 11g (4%)Protein 13g (26%)Fat 101g (155%)Saturated Fat 18g (90%)Cholesterol 25mg (8%)Sodium 489mg (20%)Potassium 468mg (13%)Fiber 3g (12%)Sugar 2g (2%)Vitamin A 1455mg (29%)Vitamin C 13.5mg (16%)Calcium 305mg (31%)Iron 2.2mg (12%)
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