Picante Pesto

Good as a pasta topper or as a side over chicken and pasta.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 2/3 cup(s) fresh spinach firmly packed
  • 3/4 cup(s) picante sauce
  • 2/3 cup(s) grated parmesan
  • 1/2 cup(s) chppd pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup(s) olive oil
  • 1-2 clove(s) fresh garlic


  1. Combine using food processor, spinach, 1/4 cup picante sauce, cheese 1/2 cup nuts, oil and garlic. Process until smooth. Transfer to bowl stir in remaining 1/2 cup picantce sauce. Serve over hot pasta or chicken-I do not usually refrigerate until after serving. As a leftover I will warm slightly. May sprinkle with addl. nuts and serve with addl picante and shredded or grated parmesan cheese on the side.
October 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by pattydoright and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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