Cilantro Parsley Pesto

Combine cilantro and parsley for a great twist on a classic pesto! Use it as dips, a sandwich spread, or on pasta!

Course Appetizers, Condiment, Main Dish, Pasta
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Italian, Vegan
Keyword cilantro recipes, healthy pesto recipe, vegan pesto recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 299 kcal
Author Anjali Lalani


  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup vegan parmesan cheese , (optional)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt/pepper
US Customary - Metric


  1. Blend all ingredients together in a food processor.
  2. Add salt/pepper to taste and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Storage - Since this is made primarily out of herbs, it'll stay good in the fridge for 2-3 days. You can also make a large batch and store it in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Parsley Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Potassium 66mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 10.4%
Vitamin C 7.6%
Calcium 1.3%
Iron 4.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.