*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                           FUNKY PESTO WITH GREEN BEANS
 
 Recipe By     :ESSENCE OF EMERIL SHOW #EE2179
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :Pesto, Side Dishes, Green Beans
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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        1  large         red pepper, roasted, -- peeled and seeded
        1  cup           picked parsley leaves
        1  cup           picked cilantro leaves
      1/4  cup           toasted walnuts
      1/2  cup           grated Asaigo cheese
      3/4  cup           olive oil
                         Salt and pepper
        1  pound         green beans, -- blanched to crisp-tender
 
 
 Place the red pepper, parsley, cilantro and walnuts in the work bowl of the
 food processor. Blend until smooth. Add the cheese, blend to incorporate.
 With the machine still running , slowly add the olive oil and process for
 30 seconds. Remove from bowl and season. Drop the cooked beans in the water
 bath to reheat. Place the beans in a mixing bowl and add the pesto. Toss
 and season. Serve in a large pretty bowl.
 
 Yield: vegetables for 8 servings
 
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