Green Chile Pepper Pesto
Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
6 anaheim chile peppers, roasted, peeled, and seeded
1 jalapeno chile, stemmed and seeded
2 cloves garlic, halved
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts or almonds
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender, adding enough olive oil to make a thick smooth paste. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve with tortilla chips or raw vegetables.
Serves 6 to 8.
© Jim Catanich