Serve this nutty, spicy pesto with Vegetarian Enchiladas, Blueberry-Beef Burgers, black beans, grilled chicken or fish.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 1997


Recipe Summary

10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Lightly toast pumpkin seeds in a small heavy skillet over medium heat, for about 2 minutes. Place in a blender or food processor; add jalapenos, cilantro, sour cream and lime juice. Blend until smooth. Season with salt.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

30 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 0.9g; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 0.2g; fat 2.6g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.8g 4% DV; cholesterol 2.1mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 146.7IU 3% DV; vitamin c 3.7mg 6% DV; folate 4.5mcg 1% DV; calcium 8.8mg 1% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 24.3mg 9% DV; potassium 52.8mg 2% DV; sodium 19.1mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.

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Yummy and Versitile Great recipe! I use this a lot with the Spinach&Mushroom enchiladas with roasted corn sauce...soo good! Pros: Creamy nutty spicy cooling Cons: A little prep needed Read More