Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Jalapeño Pesto

Yields approximately 2½ cups
1½ cups fresh cilantro leaves
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon lime zest
Juice of 2 limes
3 roasted jalapeños, deseeded, peeled and chopped
½ cup pumpkin seeds
1½ teaspoons salt
¼-½ cup olive oil
Place all ingredients, except the oil, in food processor and pulse until chopped pretty fine. With the processor running, slowly pour the olive oil through [...]

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Garden Salad with Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

Serves 6
4 cups mesclun mix
1 medium carrot, grated
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
Sweet Onion Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
In a large bowl toss together all the vegetables and dress to desired moisture content with the onion vinaigrette.
Sweet Onion Vinaigrette
Makes 1 cup
3 tablespoons caramelized onions, chopped fine
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon [...]

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