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Arugula Pesto

I would have to say that arugula is my favorite lettuce, it’s got a crisp, peppery flavor that compliments everything from hamburgers to turkey sandwiches.  The one problem with my arugula love affair is that I very often end up with more than I can eat before it goes bad.  The solution?  Make pesto.

Ingredients:

3 cups Arugula Leaves

1/4 cup Pine Nuts, toasted

1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated

3 Cloves of Garlic

1 tablespoon Salt

1 teaspoon Pepper

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Tzatziki Dip

Tzatziki Dip

Tzatziki is a very versatile dip. It’s the perfect accompaniment to vegetables, but it also goes well with pita chips, potato chips, crackers, sandwiches, dolmas, and gyros.  I am sure there are many more applications I haven’t even thought of.  I encourage you to be creative.

Ingredients:

7 oz Greek Yogurt

1 clove Garlic

2 tablespoons chopped Dill

2 tablespoons chopped Mint

1 tablespoon Lemon Zest

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh Lemon Juice

1 tablespoon Cucumber Juice

2 teaspoons Salt

1 teaspoon Pepper

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