Before planting my garden, I should have taken stock of what already existed. I got a small Italian parsley plant (amongst other herbs and vegetables) and when I brought it home, I discovered that one of the raised beds (one I wasn’t planning on using) was overtaken by an out of control Italian parsley plant….
I have been wanting to try this ever since my coworker Colette mentioned she once had cilantro pesto – she and I have a shared obsession with cilantro. This recipe uses almonds (I used almond meal) instead of pine nuts, cilantro instead of basil and omits both the garlic and cheese used in ‘traditional’ pesto….
This is the second time I’ve made this sauce – unfortunately the first time I made it last weekend when we were at the coast I forgot my camera and, thus, was not able to blog this recipe. I love this as an alternative to traditional pesto (made with pine nuts) because pistachios don’t change…
A basil and olive oil sauce that can be used in pizza, pasta, and much more.