Green Chile Pepper Pesto

Green Chile Pepper Pesto - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 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

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

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Latest Reviews

"I followed this recipe exactly, and I've got to say it was the best I've tried so far, and I have tried many claiming to be be the best. I have to agree with danboy357, if you aren't following it exactly then you are kinda defeating the purpose of the recipe as written. I wouldn't change a thing, this is 'the one' when it comes to making your own sauce!" - lil nutbrown hare

"Very tasty, I did half the seasonings because we only had about a 2 -2.5 lb elk roast for my husband and I. Very tender and juicy, I always love the veggie flavors! I loved how the drippings were already made into a gravy. Great for Sunday dinners!" - simplydelicious

"A spicy, homemade teriyaki of soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger and garlic enlivens chicken..." - marian

"I've made this twice now with only the slightest tweaks (added a couple teaspoons of 'Italian Seasoning' mix from our co-op). It's absolutely perfection. Rich, just spicy enough to add interest, and no acid overload. I'm not a fan of tomato-based sauces, but I love this. So did my husband." - p g.8256

"This is the best sauce you will ever make! It's absolutely perfect!" - barbara m.

"Using simple ingredients and only 30 minutes, this easy raisin scone recipe is a perfect sweet snack..." - willowsmom99

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