Cilantro and pepitas make an interesting alternative to basil and pine nuts in a simple pesto. Stir this cilantro pesto into a grain bowl or serve with chicken or fish. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May 2020

Adam Dolge


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cilantro, parsley, Manchego, pepitas, lime juice, garlic and salt in a food processor. Pulse until very finely chopped. With the motor running, slowly add oil in a steady stream; process until smooth, about 20 seconds. Scrape down the sides, if necessary, and process once more until smooth.


Nutrition Facts

103 calories; 10.4 g total fat; 1.6 g saturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 92 mg sodium. 72 mg potassium; 1.5 g carbohydrates; 0.5 g fiber; 1.8 g protein; 814 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 12 mcg folate; 13 mg calcium; 7 mg magnesium;