This Cilantro Lime Pesto is so versatile you can make dip, dressing, or mayo from it! They are all low carb, grain/gluten/sugar free, & THM friendly. The pesto & mayo are dairy free.
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Cilantro Lime Pesto, Dip, Dressing, and Mayo

This Cilantro Lime Pesto is so versatile you can make dip, dressing, or mayo from it! The dip is excellent with cut veggies, the dressing goes really well with taco or grilled chicken salad, and the mayo is wonderful on turkey and cheddar lettuce wraps.


Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: condiment
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 (approximately 1/4 cup pesto)
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Taryn

Ingredients

Pesto Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 2 cloves of garlic cut in half and remove and discard the center
  • 1 oz lime juice 1-2 limes
  • zest from one lime
  • 2 oz olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Dip Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp cilantro lime pesto
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • pinch of salt

Mayo Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp cilantro lime pesto
  • 1/2 cup mayo

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp cilanto lime pesto
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2-3 tbsp almond milk
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Pesto Directions: Process in a food processor until the cilantro and garlic are finely chopped.
  • Dip, Mayo, & Dressing Directions: Whisk ingredients listed for any of the recipes together until smooth.

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg