Jalapeno Pesto Pasta

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READY IN: 2hrs 19mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Jalapeno Pasta Sauce:
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Roast the jalapenos on a foil-lined baking sheet for 40 minutes.
  • Place the peppers in a plastic bag and seal.
  • Let stand for 20-30 minutes, or until the peppers are cool enough to handle.
  • Wearing gloves, carefully peel and seed the jalapenos. Make sure to remove all of the ribs.
  • Rinse under cold water to remove excess seeds.
  • Combine the jalapenos, Parmesan cheese, oil, and salt in a food processor.
  • Process until almost smooth and set aside.
  • Pasta:
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water until no longer hot.
  • Toss the cooked pasta with the jalapeno sauce.
  • Mix in the tomato, black olives, green onions, and salt and pepper.
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