Recipe: Spicy Ginger Pesto

Spicy Pesto Recipe

Spice up your life with this delicious and nourishing recipe! Pesto has always been one of my favorite things to make. I use it on sandwiches, pasta dishes, and as a tasty veggie dip! This recipe heats things up with the addition of jalapeno peppers. It’s a new twist on an old favorite recipe!

Spicy Ginger Pesto

  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 in piece of ginger (or 1 Tbsp ginger powder)
  • 1/2 organic jalapeno pepper
  • 2 cups organic basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt to taste

Add the garlic, ginger, pepper, and basil leaves to your food processor or blender. Process until smooth. While slowly processing, add the lemon juice and olive oil. Process until the liquid ingredients are well mixed in. Add sea salt to taste. Store in an air-tight container inside of the refrigerator for about three days.