Vegan Cilantro PestoSubmitted by: MADDY_AVENA
IntroductionThis dairy-free pesto comes from a member who lives in the heart of cilantro country--northern California. You'll love it. This dairy-free pesto comes from a member who lives in the heart of cilantro country--northern California. You'll love it.
Number of Servings: 12
2 cups fresh cilantro, chopped
6 small or 4 large cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 T very finely minced Kalamata olives.
up to 1/2 cup water
salt to taste
Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until creamy. Add up to 1/2 cup water to achieve desired consistency. Adjust salt to taste
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I didn't give the recipe a rating b/c I altered it a ton. But as far a base for my own recipe, it's awesome!
I dislike olive oil, so I didn't use it. I used olive juice instead. I added salt to taste & used 1T chopped green olives, and walnuts. I loved it, but I often dislike pesto, just FYI. - 5/23/13