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Creamy Cilantro Pesto Sauce

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars
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"A delicious creamy topping for chicken or fish. Can be served cold or hot. I personally prefer it cold on top of hot broiled lemon pepper mahi mahi with brown rice and steamed spinach. Garnish dish with cilantro leaves after topping with sauce."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 45
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 45 calories; 2.9 2.7 2.2 9 153 Full nutrition

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This was an excellent pesto! Some folks might not be aware that a true pesto is an herb flavored sauce, however, since "basil" pesto became so popular first, it is commonly assumed to be the on...

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Good in its own right, but not what I expected. With cilantro, onions, & jalapeño, I expected a bit more zing. Also tried Amy's creamy cilantro on this site & preferred it as side dressing for c...

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This was an excellent pesto! Some folks might not be aware that a true pesto is an herb flavored sauce, however, since "basil" pesto became so popular first, it is commonly assumed to be the on...

LOVE THIS! I didn't have the artichokes, but I will make sure I have them for next time. I did have a little difficulty blending everything in the blender, but a splash of evoo fixed that issue....

Wonderful sauce, but a bit misleading calling it "pesto". As pesto is a sauce made with basil, pine nuts and olive oil.

I used marinated artichoke, equal amount of cilantro and basil, and substituted whipping cream for cream cheese. It was the best pesto ever!

Good in its own right, but not what I expected. With cilantro, onions, & jalapeño, I expected a bit more zing. Also tried Amy's creamy cilantro on this site & preferred it as side dressing for c...

Used 1/2 cup cream cheese, no artichokes, added a bit of EVOO. Makes more than a cup of sauce. Made it for a cold shrimp dipping sauce. This will be a nice creamy dressing for a future salad.