Coriander Pesto

La Cocina de Babel
Coriander Pesto
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Description

Most of us think of fresh basil when we hear the word pesto. However, pesto can be made from a combination of any fresh herb and olive oil. This recipe for homemade pesto uses coriander as its fresh herb and substitutes macadamia nuts for the classic pine nuts. Seasoned with garlic and chili powder, this pesto packs a little heat. This homemade coriander pesto is easily made by combining all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor.

Ingredients

80 grams coriander
1 clove garlic
40 grams macadamia nuts (roughly chopped)
1 teaspoon chili powder (ground)
salt
ground black pepper
150 milliliters olive oil

Directions

1Place all the ingredients into a food blender, except the oil, and mix thoroughly.
2Season to taste.
3Add the oil gradually while blending until it reaches a smooth consistency, as in the photo.
4Should make about 150 grams.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat65%DV42g
Protein2%DV1g
Carbs1%DV3g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat380
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat42g65%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium160mg5%
Protein1g2%
Calories from Fat380
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate3g1%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.