Cilantro Pesto
10 mins (prep 10)
7 ingredients
makes about 3/4 cup
This pesto has a rougher, drier consistency than traditional ones. For a more saucy version, simply add more olive oil. Try it with grilled chicken, fish, or veggies.   This recipe goes with Mixed Grill With Cilantro Pesto

Categories:  southern-living , sauces~condiments , mexican , american , quick , vegetables , summer ,
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Serving Size (2.86 g)
Servings 34
Amount per Serving
Calories 16.42 Calories from Fat 15.75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.75g 91.36%
Saturated Fat 0.24g 41.07%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.58mg 6.61%
Sodium 17.86mg 25.3%
Total Carbohydrate 0.06g 0.66%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.5%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.18g 12.24%
Vitamin A 0.45IU% Vitamin C 0.06mg%
Calcium 1.04mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
packed fresh cilantro leaves, fresh flat-leaf parsley