1 1/2 cups roasted pepitas, if using raw, toast them in a small skillet, about 3 minutes.
|Roasted Pepita Pesto over Pasta|
1 Tablespoon shallot, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh pepper
3 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/2 cup olive oil
In a food processor, combine pepitas, pepper, shallot, garlic, salt and fresh pepper, lime juice and honey. With the food processor running, slowly add the olive oil until well combined.
Cook sweet potato pasta, top with pesto and toss. Serve and top with a few cilantro leaves and Cotija cheese.