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Green Chile and Cilantro Pesto


Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Servings: about 2 cups


2 cups fresh cilantro

4 oz shredded Parmesan cheese

3/4 cup pine nuts

1/2 cup ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles (4-ounce can)

4 cloves garlic (large)

1 Tbs lime juice

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup vegetable oil


PLACE cilantro, cheese, pine nuts, chiles, garlic, lime juice and salt in food processor; cover. Process until finely grated. Process, while slowly adding vegetable oil, for 1 minute or until almost smooth.

SERVE over pasta or as a dip for vegetables.