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I love pesto

I am allergic to basil but love pesto so I came up with this Cilantro Pesto recipe… Add it to chicken or fish or pasta (whole wheat of course). I also use it as a salad dressingJ This great tasting pesto can be prepared in a matter of minutes and is extremely healthy. Enjoy!

 CILANTRO PESTO

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 TBS Mustard
  • 1TBS Tahini
  • 1 TSP Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 TBS water
  • 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and white pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Add olive oil a little at a time at end. You want the pesto to be blended yet not smooth. Serve at room temperature. Do not heat it.

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Margo

 

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