No Basil Vegan Pesto Sauce

I find Pesto sauce versatile, it can be used with sandwiches, pasta and salads. My husband does not like the Basil Pesto sauce as it is too pungent for him so I have a recipe of No Basil Pesto sauce. Its also hard to find a store bought pesto sauce that is vegan so here I have an easy recipe of vegan version. I added extra jalapenos to make it a little spicy but you can subtract that if you prefer it mild. I have been using this recipe for a decade and it has always been a crowd pleaser. This recipe has been shared with my friends and family many times. I cant wait to see you guys make this sauce and send me a picture.
Prep Time 15 mins
Course sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 oz

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • salt as needed
  • 2 jalapenos (modify per taste)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Lightly toast the walnuts on stove for 5 minutes till they are crunchy and remove from the heat
  • Chop the jalapenos in big chunk like pieces
  • In a food processor add walnuts, jalapenos, arugula and spinach
  • Add salt, pepper powder, garlic cloves and olive oil
  • Grind it to a coarse mixture
  • Store the sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1 month
  • Use to the sauce with pasta, salad or sandwiches
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