This Mexican Cilantro Sauce is the perfect way to add a little gourmet deliciousness to any Mexican entry! This vibrant fresh sauce is also fabulous drizzled on chili, eggs, soup and makes a great dipping sauce for wraps, sandwiches, tortilla chips...
Servings: 32 servings
Calories: 22 kcal
large bunch cilantro
4-4½ ounces (stems and leaves)
around 1 ounce, seeds removed and reserved
medium green onions
scallions, roots removed, cut into 4 pieces each
ie. - canola, sunflower, safflower, avocado, grape -seed or vegetable
fresh lime juice
medium clove fresh garlic
Roughly chop the cilantro into approximately 2-3-inch lengths.
Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend until nice and smooth. Taste and a bit more salt, if needed.
Store in the refrigerator for 4-5 days in an airtight container. This sauce can also be frozen for 1-2 months in an airtight container. Thaw and shake well before using.
See Café Tips above in the post for more detailed instructions and tips to ensure success.
Recipe makes about a cup of sauce.
Mexican Cilantro Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Vitamin A 17IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.