Coconut Cilantro Pesto Recipe: A Refreshing & Spicy Pesto Recipe With a Taste of the Tropics by Monin Americas

4 months ago
Coconut Cilantro Pesto Recipe: A Refreshing & Spicy Pesto Recipe With a Taste of the Tropics

Most of us are familiar with basil pesto, but what about cilantro pesto? Add some coconut syrup to that creamy pesto recipe and suddenly you're sitting on a white-sand beach with the wind in your hair.

Use this refreshing coconut cilantro pesto recipe on pasta, chicken breast, grilled shrimp or fish, bruschetta or as a dip with pita chips or crusty bread.

Cuisine: Italian / American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 pint


Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a blender or food processor combine all the ingredients and puree until well combined and smooth in texture. If needed, add water and continue to purée until desired consistency is achieved.
  2. Place into a container, cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to use.

Photo: MONIN Americas

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Donna John
What a great idea!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love cilantro. This recipe looks absolutely delish! #yum
What an interesting twist on pesto. 😋

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