Cilantro Pesto

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Cilantro Pesto

Enjoy this versatile spin on Pesto to give a South Western taste to any main dish or side dish

Watch Chef Debee making Cilantro Pesto on YouTube



2 cups full of cilantro leaves and some stems
4-6 garlic cloves cut up
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon lime crystals as in ‘True Lime”


1.  Wash and shake dry the cilantro and place in a food processor
2.  Add the garlic and lime crystals and olive oil
3.  Process until a paste has formed
4.  Pour into ice cube trays making about 6 cubes and freeze over night
5.  In the morning, loosen each cube and place in an airtight storage unit/freezer bag
6.  When needed, just pop one out and thaw or use frozen in any main dish or side dish or dip or just on a sandwhich

*  Visit my Food Facts page for information on Cilantro

*  Try making a dirty rice using a cube of Cilantro Pesto
*  Put some on a slice of bread next time you make a sandwhich
*  Add to sour cream to make your own dip for vegies next time you share a vegie platter
*  Use as an ingredient in a marinade for poulty or beef or even fish


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