Cilantro Hemp Seed Pesto Recipe

The marriage of hemp oil, hemp seed and cilantro creates a sensational vegan pesto. Fabulous served on sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, green salads and pasta. Hemp adds Omega 3s and the umeboshi vinegar offers a delicious lemony and salty flavor. Enjoy!


  • 3 cups Cilantro (fresh, rinsed, and tightly packed)
  • 1 1/4 cups Nutiva Organic Hempseed
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Nutiva Organic Hemp Oil
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 5 tbsp Umeboshi Vinegar


  1. Blend all the ingredients in a food processor. Taste and adjust the seasonings if desired.
  • Yield: 2 1/2 cups (8-12 Servings)
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 3 mins
  • Ready In: 5 mins
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