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Cilantro Peanut Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Cilantro Peanut Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Cilantro Peanut Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cscalz2

Makes 4 servings



Traditional pesto starts out with loads of fresh basil- this version uses cilantro instead. Adapted from Our Best Bites.

Recipe Ingredients for Cilantro Peanut Pesto

1 cup cilantro
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 tbs lime juice
1/4 cup peanuts

Recipe Directions for Cilantro Peanut Pesto

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor

  2. Pulse until a paste forms

  3. Add soy sauce to thin if desired

Categories

Thai

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 33.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
151
Calories from Fat
133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.8g
23%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
4mg
0%
Potassium
101mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
3.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
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