Cilantro Mint Pesto

I made this with a cilantro mint chutney in mind. It’s a really great pesto with its cilantro flavors and a hint of mint.  It is a perfect summer spread.

Cilantro Mint Pesto - Recipe at cali-zona.com

Cilantro Mint Pesto - Recipe at cali-zona.com

Recipe: Approx. 2 1/2 Cups

  • 2 Cups Cilantro Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Mint Leaves
  • 1 Cup Raw Almonds
  • 1/2 Cup Aged Asiago or Parmesan Cheese
  • 3/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 to 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt or to Taste

Instructions:

Finely grate the cheese, measure everything and put in a food processor or blender except olive oil then blend while slowly adding oil.

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