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Spaghetti With Cilantro Pesto

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Ingredients
  Spaghetti/Linguine 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Salt To Taste
  Reduced sodium chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Jalapeno chili 1 , seeded and coarsely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted
  Cilantro leaves with stems 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Use Fresh)
  Fresh cilantro with stems 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh parsley leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In large saucepot, prepare pasta in boiling salted water as label directs.
Meanwhile, into food processor with knife blade attached or into blender, measure chicken broth, olive oil, lime juice, jalapeno, garlic, 2 tablespoons pine nuts, and 1 teaspoon salt.
Add cilantro and parsley and blend until smooth.
Drain pasta; return to saucepot.
Add cilantro mixture; toss well.
Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons pine nuts to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday

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