Cilantro Almond Pesto
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds or 2/3 cup whole almonds
- 2 cups fresh cilantro large stems removed
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper optional
- Combine all ingredient in the bowl of a food processor.
- Blend until smooth, scraping sides as needed.
- Adjust seasoning with salt & pepper, to taste.