The Italian/Brazilian pesto
1/2 cup of salted cashews
1 cup of cilantro leaves
1/2 cup coconut milk
4 Tbsp of smoked tabasco sauce
1 tsp of cayenne pepper
3 cloves of garlic
1/4 cup of olive oil or palm tree oil
Recipe for Cilantro Pesto:
Mix all the ingredients in the food processor until it gets the pesto texture. You can also do it by hand using a pestle & mortar. A blender or immersion blender could work as well.
Other Suggestions for Cilantro Pesto:
If you want to make a sauce with this pesto, just double the quantity of the coconut cream.
**This cilantro pesto goes very well with grilled fish, chicken, shrimps and even in a bruschetta.