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Homemade Cilantro Dressing

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American


Cilantro dressing with pine nuts, parmesan, and lemon juice! It’s such a refreshing dressing to add to all your salads.



Yields: 3/4 cup

  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 23 Tbsp. water
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl of a food processor. Pulse until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste and pulse couple more times. Serve immediately or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


  • Dressing will slightly thicken when chilled. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Keywords: salad, fresh, summer,