Rating: 4.5 stars
52 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 39
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

This is a spicy alternative to classic basil pesto. You can control the spiciness by using less jalapeno and by removing the seeds and white membrane of the pepper before adding it to the pesto. If you like the spice, just throw it all in!

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine the cilantro, pine nuts, olive oil, garlic, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, and Parmesan cheese in a blender; pulse until the mixture reaches a soft, paste-like consistency.

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Nutrition Facts

129 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 1.9g; fat 12.4g; cholesterol 3.7mg; sodium 68.6mg. Full Nutrition
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