Cilantro Pesto

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Cilantro Pesto
5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (91% score)

Difficulty: Beginner

Preparation Time: 5min

Yields: 1 1/2 Cups

Total Time: 10min

Ingredients:

 

Procedure

FOR THE SHRIMP

Place the canola, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno and green onion, juice of 2 limes, pepitos, a pinch of salt and 5 or 6 grinds of pepper in a blender and puree until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning with lime and salt if needed.

Will keep for a week in the refrigerator

A word on cilantro: Cilantro is typically grown in sandy soil and when you bring a bunch home, it’s extremely important that you undo the bunch, put it in a colander and wash it thoroughly to get rid of the gritty sand… you want the crunch in the dish to come from something other than sand!

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