Coriander Pesto


  • 2 cups chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tspn ground cumin
  • 2 or 3 canned jalapenos, depending on desired heat
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbspns water
  • 1 Tbspn freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tbspns extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and white pepper to taste


Blend all ingredients in a food processor. Add olive oil a little at a time at the end. You want the pesto to be blended yet not smooth. It is best with a little texture. Serve at room temperature. Do not heat it. Serve over salmon or your favourite fish. Serve tossed with some basmati rice.

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