Creamy Cilantro Pesto Sauce

Creamy Cilantro Pesto Sauce

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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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10 m servings 45 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 45 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 153 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.




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

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....

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...

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

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