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Citrus Arugula Pesto

This Citrus Arugula Pesto is such a fun recipe! It has a unique flavour that goes well with so many dishes.

Course condiment, dips, sauces
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free pesto, healthy pesto, vegan pesto
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 142 kcal


  • 4 cups packed fresh arugula leaves
  • 100 g package pine nuts
  • 1 large mandarine orange, peeled and pulp removed 1/2 a large navel orange should also work or 2 small mandarine oranges
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 1/2-1 tsp sea salt


  1. Place all the ingredients into your food processor or high speed blender and blend until smooth

  2. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  1. Store this pesto in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 1 week
  2. Instead of avocado oil you could use olive oil
Nutrition Facts
Citrus Arugula Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 99mg4%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 211IU4%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.