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cilantro pesto recipe

Cilantro Pesto Recipe (With Pumpkin Seeds)

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Yield 4 servings

A delicious cilantro pesto recipe with hints of lime, garlic, and olive oil. Pumpkin seeds provide the crunch and add healthy fats. Add this pesto to meats, eggs, salads, soup, and so much more. 

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cut the toughest parts of the stems off the bunch of cilantro. Rough chop the rest and add to a mini food processor.
  2. Peel garlic and add. 
  3. Add lime juice. 
  4. Pulse food processor a few times until cilantro is chopped but not completely fine.
  5. Add pumpkin seeds and pulse 5-10 times to form a rough paste. 
  6. Add the olive oil and pulse until desired consistency. 
  7. Enjoy and repeat the process when you run out!

Notes

To store, keep in a small jar and top with olive oil to keep the air out so it will last longer. 

Courses Condiment

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 174

% Daily Value

Total Fat 17.9 g

28%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g

14%

Sodium 3 mg

0%

Total Carbohydrates 3.2 g

1%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g

2%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 2.9 g

6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Wellness Mama® at https://wellnessmama.com/345678/cilantro-pesto/