Middle Eastern Lemon Pesto Sauce Recipe

Middle Eastern Lemon Pesto Sauce Recipe

How To Make Middle Eastern Lemon Pesto Sauce

Try this Middle Eastern lemon pesto sauce for your pasta or chicken and other meat dishes. Taste the flavors of basil, parsley, coriander, and jalapeños!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 2cupsbasil leaves,sweet
  • 1cupItalian parsley
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 2ozlemon,preserved, chopped
  • ¼tspcumin,ground, toasted
  • 1tspcoriander,ground, toasted
  • 1tsppaprika
  • jalapeño,chopped
  • ½cupcashews,toasted
  • ½tspsalt


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth.

  2. Taste and add salt if needed.

  3. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

To store, refrigerate until ready to serve. It can last for up to 7 days in the refrigerator.


  • Calories: 58.52kcal
  • Fat: 5.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.82g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.73g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.25g
  • Fiber: 0.52g
  • Sugar: 0.41g
  • Protein: 1.11g
  • Sodium: 43.50mg
  • Calcium: 15.19mg
  • Potassium: 70.23mg
  • Iron: 0.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 27.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.57mg
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