Mexican Salad with Cilantro Jalapeño Pesto

The Wicked Noodle
16Ingredients
900Calories
25Minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 bunch cilantro (about 4-5 cups, more or less to taste; use the stems, too!)
  • 5 jalapeños (roasted, just pop under the broiler until they're blackened in spots; no need to peel after, just slice off the stem once roasted and you're good to go)
  • 1 cup pine nuts
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 head romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (sliced or chopped)
  • 2 cucumbers (sliced or chopped)
  • 3 ears corn kernels (fresh, removed, no need to cook)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes (sliced if preferred)
  • black beans
  • avocado
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NutritionView more

900Calories
Sodium23%DV550mg
Fat128%DV83g
Protein31%DV16g
Carbs11%DV33g
Fiber48%DV12g

PER SERVING *

Calories900Calories from Fat750
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat83g128%
Saturated Fat12g60%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium550mg23%
Potassium1350mg39%
Protein16g31%
Calories from Fat750
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate33g11%
Dietary Fiber12g48%
Sugars11g22%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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