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Cilantro and Avocado Pesto

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Cilantro and Avocado Pesto

Cilantro and Avocado Pesto
Ray Kachatorian
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  • Grind the cilantro, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic with a mortar and pestle until a smooth paste forms. If you don't have a mortar and pestle, a food processor instead. Slowly add the olive oil, grinding until a smooth sauce forms. Add the avocado and grind until smooth and fully mixed into the sauce. Season the pesto to taste with the lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  • Press a sheet of plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the pesto and refrigerate until ready to serve.