Cilantro Pesto with Lemon & Ginger, gluten free

Fast and Fresh Cilantro Lemon Pesto

Fast and refreshing cilantro lemon pesto

1 bunch fresh cilantro, stems and all
2-4 cloves garlic, peeled
juice of 1 lemon
1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and cut into large chunks
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (may use more or less oil)
sea salt or kosher salt, to taste

1. Make Pesto: In a food processor, pulse cilantro, garlic, lemon juice, and ginger until smooth, scraping down sides with a spatula.
2. Add Oil & Season: Add enough olive oil and continue to pulse a few more times until you have a smooth texture. Season with a bit of salt.

Ingredients for cilantro Pesto

Freshly made cilantro pesto

To serve, use as a condiment with fish, grilled chicken, shrimp or scallops. Try it stirred into watermelon chunks or toss with pasta. Enjoy!

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