Cilantro Pesto

I love love love pesto. And spicy food but that’s nothing new. So when I came across a recipe for cilantro pesto, I knew I had to try it.

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You’ll need:
Cilantro
Basil
Garlic
(all chopped)

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Olive oil
Kosher salt
Parmesan
Your favorite noodle, I had macaroni so macaroni it was!

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In a food processor combine cilantro, basil, salt, garlic and olive oil.

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Add grated Parmesan and begin to blend.

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Add more olive oil as needed to continue blending.

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Get your noodles ready!

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Add the cilantro pesto!

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Mix it up and top with extra grated Parmesan!

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Yum! Yum! One of my new easy favorites!

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6 Comments

  1. Reply

    Courtney Standerfer (@cstanderfer)

    February 16, 2012

    So I’ve heard that miso paste can be a great supplement to pesto if you want to make it a little less calorically dense.

    There’s a purely oil-free recipe here but I think I’m going to try half and half. Love pesto! The more of it I can put on stuff, the better!

    http://www.eatliverun.com/oil-free-pesto/

    • Reply

      Courtney Standerfer (@cstanderfer)

      February 16, 2012

      Makes that *substitute not supplement

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      nparamore

      February 16, 2012

      Miso paste huh? Interesting… I’ll look into that. And thanks for the recipe link!!

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