Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Green Chile and Cilantro Pesto
Whole green Ortega chiles add flavor and spark to this creamy pesto made with Parmesan cheese, fresh cilantro and toasted pine nuts. Stir it into hot pasta to serve with breadsticks, a green salad and NESTEA. Or try it as a dip for fresh vegetables or a s
Serves: Varies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: Varies


2 cup cilantro, fresh
1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
3/4 cup pine nuts
1 can ORTEGA® Whole Green Chiles
4 clove garlic
1 tablespoon lime juice
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 oil, for 1 minute or until almost smooth.

SERVE over pasta or as a dip for vegetables.