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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 76.7
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.4 mg
  • Sodium: 245.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Cilantro Serrano Pesto calories by ingredient
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Cilantro Serrano Pesto

Submitted by: NWILKER

Introduction

Adapted from CL. switched out pecan for pine nuts, cjotija cheese for parm, sherry vinegar for red wine, and left the seeds in the serrano! Adapted from CL. switched out pecan for pine nuts, cjotija cheese for parm, sherry vinegar for red wine, and left the seeds in the serrano!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    # 1 1/2 cups fresh cilantro
    # 1/2 cup fresh mint
    # 1/2 cup cotija cheese
    # 3 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
    # 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    # 2 garlic cloves
    # 1 serrano chile, sliced
    # 2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
    # 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
    # 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Place cilantro and next 6 ingredients (through chile) in a food processor; process until well blended. With processor on, slowly pour oil through food chute; process until well blended. Place pesto in a large bowl; stir in vinegar and black pepper.

Add hot water from pasta to thin down. Toss with 6 cups of cooked pasta (pasta not in nutritional info)
Add chicken or cooked sausage!
Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NWILKER.






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