Cilantro Pesto Recipe

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Cilantro Pesto
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 5 to 6 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Cool 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place a small skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add cumin seeds, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Cool 10 minutes.
  3. Process pecans, cumin seeds, and next 7 ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1735.86 Kcal (7268 kJ)
Calories from fat 1590.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 176.74g 272%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 1949.03mg 81%
Potassium 808.37mg 17%
Total Carbs 23.81g 8%
Sugars 6.11g 24%
Dietary Fiber 11.96g 48%
Protein 32.21g 64%
Vitamin C 17.8mg 30%
Iron 6.2mg 34%
Calcium 699.1mg 70%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 482.51 Kcal (2020 kJ)
Calories from fat 442.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49.13g 272%
Cholesterol 12.23mg 15%
Sodium 541.76mg 81%
Potassium 224.7mg 17%
Total Carbs 6.62g 8%
Sugars 1.7g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3.32g 48%
Protein 8.95g 64%
Vitamin C 4.9mg 30%
Iron 1.7mg 34%
Calcium 194.3mg 70%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 48.6
  • 50

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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