Jalapeno Pesto Recipe

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Linda Cavanaugh and Linda Vater made some delicious pesto with a kick! Here is the recipe.

Jalapeno Pesto Recipe

1/4 cup walnuts

2 cloves garlic

2 cups packed fresh basil leaves

3/4 cup shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

1 jalapeno pepper, stem removed

2/3 cup olive oil

salt and ground black pepper to taste


Pulse walnuts and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped.  

Add basil cheese, and pepper; process until combined.  

Steam olive oil in basil mixture while processor is still running until consistency is smooth.  

Season with salt and black pepper.