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Cilantro Pesto


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By zina
Member since 2007

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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 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds, toasted
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup olive oil


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.


Yield: 3/4 cup


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Notes

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

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