Cilantro and Mint Dressing

This light dressing would make a good accompaniment to most meat and seafood fondues. Feel free to vary the ratio of cilantro and mint leaves according to your own preference.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 fresh green jalapeño pepper
  • ⅓ cup packed cilantro leaves, chopped
  • ⅓ cup packed mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped walnut pieces
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Smash, peel, and mince the garlic cloves. Cut the jalapeño pepper lengthwise, remove the seeds, and chop coarsely.
  • Process the cilantro leaves, mint leaves, garlic, jalapeño pepper, pine nuts, walnut pieces, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor. Add the grated cheese and process again. Remove, place in a bowl, and slowly stir in the olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 fresh green jalapeño pepper
  • ⅓ cup packed cilantro leaves, chopped
  • ⅓ cup packed mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped walnut pieces
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Smash, peel, and mince the garlic cloves. Cut the jalapeño pepper lengthwise, remove the seeds, and chop coarsely.
  • Process the cilantro leaves, mint leaves, garlic, jalapeño pepper, pine nuts, walnut pieces, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor. Add the grated cheese and process again. Remove, place in a bowl, and slowly stir in the olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories50
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium3mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein1g