In this video, you’ll see how to make arugula pesto with raw almonds. Arugula gives the pesto a wonderful spicy, peppery flavor. To make it, you’ll simply combine blanched arugula with raw almonds, olive oil, and garlic. That’s all it takes! The trick is in the blending. Chef John will show you how it’s done. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John's Almond Arugula Pesto. Try this with grilled meats, fish, or chicken. It’s an intense flavor.