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Cilantro Pesto

Course Appetizer, Condiment
Cuisine American, Asian Inspired, Indian-inspired, Mexican Inspired, Spanish Inspired
Keyword cilantro-pesto, cilantro-pesto-recipe, fresh-pesto-recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 ½ cups
Calories 1301kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch cilantro cleaned, stems removed
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • cup sweet onion chopped
  • 2 medium green onions chopped
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup toasted almonds or pine nuts
  • ½ medium fresh jalapeno pepper seeds & membrane removed
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients into a food processor and process until blended.
  • Chill until serving.
  • To thin the pesto, add more olive oil until you reach your desired consistency.

Nutrition

Serving: 1batch | Calories: 1301kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 133g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 16g | Monounsaturated Fat: 92g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 977mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 734IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 410mg | Iron: 3mg