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Cilantro Pesto

Courses: Sauces

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 32g / 1.1ozCilantro leaves - (firmly packed)
2   Garlic cloves
2 tablespoons 30mlPumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lime juice
2 teaspoons 10mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlFreshly-ground black pepper
5 tablespoons 75mlOlive oil

Recipe Instructions

In a food processor, combine the cilantro, garlic pumpkin seeds, lime juice, salt and pepper. With the motor running, slowly add olive oil until the sauce is emulsified.

The sauce may be prepared up to 2 days ahead, covered and refrigerated. Bring to room temperature 1 hour before serving.

This recipe yields 1 cup.

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