Cilantro Peanut Pesto

A flavorful change from standard basil pesto, this zesty Asian-inspired sauce is great on grains, pasta, and more.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1⁄2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1⁄4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1⁄4 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • Juice and zest of 1 fresh lime


  • Place all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container and refrigerate until use.