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Cilantro-Almond Pesto
1 1/2 cups Easy
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Ingredients (7)

  • 1 bunch (about 3 1/2 ounces) cilantro, including the stems
  • 5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup toasted unsalted almonds
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled but whole
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Nutritional Information
  • Calories476
  • Fat48.15g
  • Saturated fat5.89g
  • Trans fat0.0g
  • Carbs9.72g
  • Fiber4.08g
  • Sugar2.04g
  • Protein6.1g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium291.73mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (3 servings) Powered by

This pesto gives a nice little unexpected punch to pizzas, pastas, and steamed vegetables. Spoon it on baked tofu or fish tacos, or fold it into scrambled eggs—it even elevates a plain old salami and cheddar sandwich.


  1. 1Combine everything in the bowl of a food processor and process for 30 seconds on high.
  2. 2Use a spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl, then process for 30 seconds more. Transfer to a serving bowl, or store in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.
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