Pesto Sauce From Cilantro - A Step By Step Recipe With A Photo
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This popular green sauce can be made with fresh basil, parsley, cilantro, spinach, sorrel, and other greens. Today I will tell you about one of the variations on how to make cilantro pesto sauce.
Since basil is not so easy to find in winter, and it is not easy to deny yourself a refreshing sauce, you can easily replace it with other herbs. This sauce does not require the use of parmesan or garlic. And instead of pine nuts, almonds are used, as they enhance the natural taste of cilantro.
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner / For a banquet table / Buffet table / In a hurry
Main ingredient: Vegetables / Onions / Nuts / Almonds / Cilantro / Greens
Dish: Sauces / Pesto
- Cilantro - 2 Bunches
- Almonds - 0.5 Cups
- Red onion - 0.5 Pieces
- Chili Flakes - 1 Pinch
- Salt - 1 Teaspoon
- Olive Oil - 1/4 Cup
How to make Cilantro Pesto Sauce
1. Peel the almonds: put them in boiling water for 1 minute, then fold them onto a sieve and peel them easily. Cut it into small pieces and fry it lightly in a pan. Finely chop the onion and cilantro. Place the almonds, cilantro, onion, chili and salt in a blender bowl. 2. Whisk everything well until a single mass is formed. 3. Pour in the olive oil in a thin stream, whisking the sauce constantly. 4. Look at the consistency of the finished sauce, if everything suits you, transfer it to a plate and serve.