Arugula Walnut Pesto - Glendas Farmhouse

Arugula Walnut Pesto

Arugula Walnut Pesto
Arugula Walnut Pesto

Arugula Walnut Pesto

Prep Time 5 min Total Time 5 mins


Put some pep in your dinner plans with Arugula Walnut Pesto made from the high-quality walnuts of Glenda’s Farmhouse.

At Glenda’s, we strive to produce wholesome products well-suited for our tables and yours. In addition to walnuts, you can come to us for hazelnuts, cashews, almonds, pecans, and sea salt.



    1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
    2. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
    3. Roast the walnuts and garlic cloves for 10 minutes.
    4. Add the walnuts, garlic cloves, arugula, basil, cilantro, parmesan, and lemon juice to a food processor.
    5. Pulse into a crumble.
    6. Slowly pour the olive oil in through the top while pulsing.
    7. Reach a smooth puree texture.
    8. Season with salt.

    This Arugula Walnut Pesto is ideal for using as a protein or pasta sauce, but you can also elevate family pizza night into a gourmet level, healthy meal choice!

    Mini Naan Pizza

    Serves: 1, Serving Size: 1 individual pizza

    Prep Time: 10 min, Cook Time: 10 min, Total Time: 20 min


    • 1 naan bread
    • 2 TBSP prepared Arugula Walnut Pesto
    • 3 TBSP gruyere cheese (shred)
    • 1 slice bacon (cook and crumble)
    • 6 grape tomatoes (slice)
    • 1 TBSP balsamic glaze
    • 2 TBSP feta cheese (crumble)


    1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
    2. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
    3. Place the naan bread on the pan.
    4. Spread out the Arugula Walnut Pesto over the naan bread.
    5. Layer the gruyere cheese, bacon, and tomatoes.
    6. Bake until the cheese melts (about 10 minutes).
    7. Take the naan pizza from the oven.
    8. Immediately drizzle a bit of balsamic glaze and crumbled feta.

    Choose Glenda’s Farmhouse Walnuts

    As you search for a quality source for walnuts to create this dish, or any of the other stellar dishes you can create with Arugula Walnut Pesto, choose Glenda’s Farmhouse. Our peanut-free facility is held to the highest of standards, as are all of our processes. Learn more or place an order either online or by calling 530-839-2236.