Search thousands of recipes reviewed by home cooks like you.

Jalapeno Pesto

  • Prep

  • Ready In

curiouschef

A delicious, spicy take on your original Italian pesto.

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings

Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 14 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 13 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Pulse walnuts and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped. Add basil, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and jalapeno pepper; process until combined. Stream olive oil into basil mixture while food processor is still running until consistency is smooth. Season with salt and black pepper.
Rate recipe

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

slogin
3
1/19/2013

Yes did not alter anything tasted great,also tried it as a base on pizza also great,it is a keeper I used 3 jalapeno's for the pizza.

Sally Pawloski
2
7/19/2013

I made it as the recipe stated and it tasted delicious. It was just spicy enough to taste great!

Volleyballmom
1
9/2/2013

Fabulous! Thought maybe the jalapeño might be too spicy or take over but it was actually perfect. This was my first time making pesto without pinenuts. I will do it again. Great recipe Curiouschef. Thanks for sharing!