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Spicy Sorta Pesto/ Sorta Salsa

This easy recipe works as both a pesto and a salsa. Pile this delicious condiment on everything you can find!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Author: Kim Beaulieu


  • 24 cherry tomato I was lucky to find crimean rose
  • 2 red peppers roasted and peel the skins off
  • 2 mini green bell peppers
  • 2 mini red bell peppers
  • 2 mini orange bell peppers
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1 red banana pepper
  • 1 yellow banana pepper
  • 1 orange banana pepper
  • 1 cayenne pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 4 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons onion flakes
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 basil leaves


  • Roast your red peppers over open fire until skins blacken, let cool and peel.
  • Remove all the tops and seeds from your peppers.
  • Get you garlic peeled and ready to go.
  • Peel the edge of your onions.
  • Now just toss the whole thing is a food processor and pulse until you get it the consistency you want.
  • Serve with an evil smile. If you're a nice person you will warn people, if you're not you'll do like me and laugh uncontrollably when their eyes bug out of their heads. Enjoy!