Cilantro and Almond Pesto

5 10 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
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10 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each

Our pesto recipe adds a burst of flavour to any dish. Three ingredients - cilantro, almonds and Tuscan Italian dressing, make this an easy pesto recipe to make. Try serving with cooked pasta, tacos or vegetables.

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  • Process ingredients in food processor or blender until blended.

Serving Suggestion

For a colourful pasta salad, toss prepared pesto with 4 cups cooked rice noodles, and 1 cup each sliced red peppers, carrots, green onions and snow peas.

Serving Suggestion

Serve as a spread with toasted baguette slices and/or crackers.

Special Extra

Top with additional cilantro and almonds.


  • 10 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
Calories 40
% Daily Value
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 0.3g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 80mg
Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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