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Green Chile Pesto

Green Chile Pesto combines the kicked up flavor of green chiles with the deliciousness of rich, creamy pesto for a delicious side that's perfect on toast, meat or even pasta!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword Hatch, Hatch chile, Hatch green chile, pesto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 pint
Author Sheryl


  • 1 lb roasted Hatch Green Chiles 4-6 chiles, stem and seeds removed
  • 1/3 C unsalted almonds
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 C feta cheese can sub queso fresco or even cotija cheese
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 C olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • In your food processor, combine the chiles, almonds, garlic, and cheese. Pulse to combine.
  • Add the olive oil as the food processor runs. Everything should come together over the next 15-20 seconds as you scrape down the side.
  • Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator. Or freeze if desired (just make sure to thaw before serving).