Arugula Pesto from Recipes from America’s Small Farms

From Recipes from America’s Small Farms

2 cups loosely packed Arugula

¼ cup walnuts

1 to 2 Swiss chard leaves

Green garlic to taste

2 TBSP Parmesan or Romano cheese *optional

Salt and Freshly milled black pepper

¼ cup olive oil

Combine the arugula, walnuts, Swiss chard, garlic, cheese (if using), and salt and pepper to taste in a food processor and process until finely chopped.  Gradually add the oil with the motor running, processing until the mixture is a smooth sauce.