Arugula Pesto Pasta

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Arugula, also known as rocket, is a bitter green with an assertive mustard flavor. It has a long history in the Italian community. Now many American cooks, looking for healthful greens with lively flavors, have discovered arugula. They appreciate its rich flavor and healthy dose of vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron.

This pasta dish is delicious served right away or chilled, making it a perfect choice for a picnic. And the meatless bacon adds 6 grams of good soy protein to every se