Pumpkin seed and coriander pesto

Pumpkin seed and coriander pesto


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About this recipe: This pesto is fresh, spicy and salty. Pumpkin seeds are processed with coriander, Parmesan, garlic, chilli, salt and olive oil until smooth. Use this pesto with anything you fancy.

Ken from CA

Makes: 6 

  • 4 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 Scotch bonnet chilli or to taste, seeded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Place the pumpkin seeds in a food processor or liquidiser; pulse until coarsely chopped. Add coriander, cheese, garlic, chilli, salt and olive oil; cover and process until smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl with a spatula as necessary.


If Cotija cheese is available, use this instead of the Parmesan cheese.

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