Cilantro Pesto

This pesto has a rougher, drier consistency than traditional ones. For a more saucy version, simply add more olive oil. Try it with grilled chicken, fish, or veggies.

 

This recipe goes with Mixed Grill With Cilantro Pesto

Yield: Makes about 3/4 cup
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup (1 oz.) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Preparation

  1. 1. Pulse first 6 ingredients in a food processor 10 times or just until chopped. Drizzle olive oil over mixture, and pulse 6 more times or until a coarse mixture forms. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
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