Basil and Cilantro Pesto Recipe

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Bright and full of flavor.

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  • 2 cups basil (stems removed), 2 cups cilantro (bulk of stems removed), 1/2 cup walnuts or pinenuts, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/3 cup olive oil (or more depending on the texture you like), three garlic cloves, 1/4 tsp sea salt


  1. Place all ingredients in food processor and grind until you reach a gritty, but smooth texture (or a texture you like)


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 30g
Calories 7  
Calories from Fat 2 29%
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 91mg 3%
Total Carbs 0.81g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 0.09g 0%
Protein 0.97g 2%
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  • judee
    May 23, 2012
    Wow. I love the combo of basil and cilantro in one pesto. sounds so good.

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