Cilantro Jalapeño Pesto

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  • 12 bunches cilantro, large stems cut off (about 2 cups packed leaves)
  • 12 jalapeños, chopped (seeded for less heat)
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 6 tablespoons neutral oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted coconut flakes, optional


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or chopper and pulse until combined. Add a tablespoon of water if you want it thinner.

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