Recipe by PaulaG
This is no ordinary pesto! This is pesto New Mexico style. Recipe comes from Real New Mexico Chile Cookbook by Sandy Szwarc. Hope you enjoy it!
Top Review by TxGriffLover
This is SO good! I love pesto, and cilantro makes a very special and different pesto. We had it over pasta, but I can see many possibilities with this recipe. You have so many good recipes, PaulaG. Thanks!
- 3 1⁄2 cups new mexico peppers, roasted, peeled and chopped (Anaheim Chile)
- 1 1⁄4 cups fresh cilantro leaves (1 large bunch)
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 cup pine nuts
- 1⁄2 cup olive oil
- 4 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1 cup parmesan cheese (of a mixture of both) or 1 cup romano cheese, grated (of a mixture of both)