Parsley/Cilantro Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 147.7
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.9 mg
  • Sodium: 203.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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Pesto with a Cilantro kick! Pesto with a Cilantro kick!
Number of Servings: 3


    1/2 cup raw Cilantro leaves
    1.5 cups raw Parsley leaves
    2 cloves of Garlic
    2 tbsp EVOO
    1 juiced and zested lemon
    6 tbsp of Parmesan Cheese


Chop the garlic cloves a few times with a knife and put the chopped cloves into a food processor along with the Cilanto leaves and Parsley leaves. Pulse the processor several times (push the mix back down to the blades when needed) or until the mix is chopped fine.

Add the olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice to the processor and pulse till mixed. Then add the parmesan cheese and pulse till mixed.

Yields 6 tbsp of pesto = 3 x 2 tbsp servings

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user QUANTUMATT.

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