Zingy Coriander Pesto

This pesto brings out the wonderful flavour of coriander and is great as a relish alongside a freshly-grilled sausage on a roll, on a chicken or lamb sandwich, as a potato crisp dip, in pasta, on pizza or even in a jaffle.

Coriander or cilantro is a love/hate herb that either grabs you with both hands if you love it or uses those same hands to push it away if you hate it. The leaves and stems of coriander have a spicy lemony, ginger aroma and taste that imparts real flavour to salads, cooked foods and dressings, making it a favourite herb used by many countries around the world.

This pesto brings out the wonderful flavour of coriander and is great as a relish alongside a freshly-grilled sausage on a roll, on a chicken or lamb sandwich, as a potato crisp dip, in pasta, on pizza or even in a jaffle.

With so many ways to use it, it’ll quickly become a regular condiment in your pantry and your fridge.

Zingy Coriander Pesto | Cooking Clue | The Eater's Manifesto

Coriander Pesto

This pesto brings out the wonderful flavour of coriander and is great as a relish alongside a freshly-grilled sausage on a roll, on a chicken or lamb sandwich, as a potato crisp dip, in pasta, on pizza or even in a jaffle.
Servings 6
Total Time 11 mins

Ingredients
 
 

  • 80 g bunch Fresh coriander washed dried and roughly chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 6 to 8 cm piece of fresh ginger chopped
  • 2 to 3 birds eye chillies (Or milder chillies if preferred) deseeded
  • cup salted peanuts crushed
  • cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (you can use more if you wish)
  • cup vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • Blend all the ingredients together in a food processor if you wish to save chopping all the ingredients or if chopped use a hand blender
  • If the pesto is too thick add a small amount of water until the consistency is to your liking
  • Store in the refrigerator for two weeks

Notes

Try replacing the peanuts with macadamia nuts for a different flavour
Course: Sauces and Spices
Keyword: condiments, coriander, coriander pesto, pesto
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