Southwestern Pesto

Serves: 20

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
32 3 1 1 0 57 1 1

recipe ingredients
2 oz Mexican grating cheese (substitute Parmesan if needed)
2 cloves garlic, peeled
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and cut into quarters
2 cans (4 oz each) diced green chili peppers, drained
1/4 cup pine nuts or slivered almonds
1/4 cup lightly packed fresh parsley sprigs
1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves
2 Tbsp. olive oil

recipe directions
Place cheese, garlic, and jalapeno pepper in a blender or food processor. Cover; blend or process till finely grated. Add chili peppers, nuts, parsley, and cilantro. With machine running, gradually add oil. Blend till nearly smooth. Makes about 1 1/3 cups. Nutrients per 2 Tablespoon serving.


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