Cilantro Lime Pesto


  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 green chile, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, more taste
  • 1/2 cup olive
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice


Place all of ingredients in a blender or food processor.

Puree on low speed until everything is moving, then increase to high speed until reaching the consistency of a smooth paste.

Or if you prefer, pulse the mixture, stopping to scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula when necessary.

Yields 3/4 cup

Total Time:10 minutes