Cilantro Pesto

Notes: Use in one of the cheese tortas or mix with 3 tablespoons olive oil and serve as a spread for bread.

This recipe goes with Yogurt Cheese Torta with Pesto, Mascarpone Torta with Pesto

Yield: Makes 1/2 to 2/3 cup
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 28
  • Calories from fat: 79%
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Sodium: 21mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cups coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup salted roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. In a food processor, whirl cilantro, peanuts, chili flakes, and garlic. (Or with a knife, mince cilantro, nuts, chili, and garlic.) Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.
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