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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