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Jalapeno Pesto

Jalapeno Pesto

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Ready In

    10 m
curiouschef

curiouschef

A delicious, spicy take on your original Italian pesto.

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  • 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

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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.
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slogin

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.

Volleyballmom
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Volleyballmom

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!

Sally Pawloski
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Sally Pawloski

7/19/2013

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

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