Cilantro Pesto Recipe

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Cilantro Pesto

Khristi Chiarella

By
@foodie22

A garden summer time favorite as I always have too much cilantro growing! I use this on grilled shrimp, chicken, steaks,as a marinade and even on eggs.
It's versatile and good for you.
Can use as a tappenade as well...


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Serves:

3-4

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Food Processor

Ingredients

3 c
fresh cilantro
1/2 c
pistachio,pinon or pumpkin seeds raw is best
2-3
cloves garlic
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1
juice of 1 lemon or lime
2 pinch
sea salt
1
finely diced jalapeno
1/2 c
parmigiano-reggiano, grated or feta cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Blend all ingredients in food processor until mixed well.Let stand for 1 hour in refrigerator before using. can be used immediately for a marinade.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salsas, Marinades
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #cilantro, #pesto