Arugula Pesto Is The Best Pasta Sauce Ever

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Pesto is one of the favorite sauces of not only Italians but everyone who enjoys pasta. The good news is that you can upgrade it and experiment with new ingredients.

This arugula pesto will be so good with spaghetti, linguine, penne pasta, or any other kind that you can think of.

The total cooking time is 10 minutes. You will get one cup of pesto with this recipe.

It’s so simple and basic that it will become your go-to sauce each time you cook pasta.


  • 1/4 cup pecorino cheese
  • 6 cups arugula
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup + 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup + 1 1/2- 2 1/2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts


For the arugula pesto recipe, you will need a blender or a food processor.

Combine the parmesan cheese, garlic, arugula, pine nuts, salt, pecorino cheese, and 1/4 cup olive oil.

Pulse until the ingredients are mixed, then add 1/4 cup of olive oil. Continue blending for 30 more seconds.

Now you can pour a tablespoon of olive oil. Stir the sauce and you can add it to your favorite meals.

It goes so well with any type of pasta that you can think of.