There’s only one way to complete the satisfying New Southwest Chile Lime Ranch Salad - and that’s with house-made dressing. Like the salad, the dressing is chock-full of good, clean ingredients: greek yogurt, fresh cilantro, basil pesto sauce, chile lime rojo vinegar, giardiniera and peppadew pepper combine to form the perfect topping.
Orecchiette with Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil Pesto
2 lb. cherry tomatoes, halved (I used more like 9oz., and you could probably use even more) 2 T. basil pesto 1/2 lb. ciliegene (small balls) mozzarella* fresh basil** shaving of Parmigiano Reggiano (optional) fresh cracked black pepper