Cilantro Pesto

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by rainna

Great with any kind of pasta, garnished with some grilled asparagus. The cilantro adds a wonderful flavour and aroma to the dish. Can be kept up to a week in the refrigerator.

Top Review by Frazzled Mom

This a terrific sauce to have on hand! I used it on a homemade pizza, then some more oon an italian sub. Added a fabulous kick to both! My husband loves cilantro; I am trying it on my huevos rancheros next!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the first six ingredients in a food processor and set on pulse for about five seconds.
  2. Add half of the chopped cilantro, and blend for few seconds.
  3. Scrape down the sides of the blender bowl and add the other half.
  4. Turn the food processor on, and slowly drizzle in the olive oil from the top.
  5. Blend well until the mixture becomes a thick paste.

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