Fabulous Cilantro Pesto

Fabulous Cilantro Pesto
  • 1 (16 ounce) package farfalle pasta
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil



  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and return water to a boil. Cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain well.
  2. In an electric food processor or blender, blend cilantro, garlic, vinegar, Parmesan cheese, cayenne pepper, nuts, and salt. Add 1/4 cup of the olive oil, and blend the pesto. Add more olive oil until the pesto reaches your desired consistency.
  3. Pour pesto in a small saucepan and warm over low heat, stirring constantly, until pesto begins to simmer. Pour over cooked pasta and toss.

04/05/2017
Fabulous Cilantro Pesto, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories
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