4 cups washed and dried baby arugula
1/2 cup any Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup Pecorino Romano
2 large cloves garlic
1/4 cup blanched, toasted almonds (optional)
1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
fresh ground pepper to taste
Combine all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor, or in a blender, and process until smooth.
Serve over pasta, with bread, on pizza, bruschetta, with grilled or roasted vegetables, in lasagna, with fish, over beans... etc.