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Lemon Balm Pesto-Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Lemon Balm Pesto with Walnuts, Cilantro and Parsley

Christine Kenneally
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 267 kcal


  • 3/4 cup walnuts
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 cups fresh lemon balm leaves, packed
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, packed
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, packed
  • 10 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Add garlic and walnuts to the food processor and chop for 10 seconds.
  • Add the lemon balm, parsley, cilantro, olive oil, parmesan, salt and pepper and chop for an additional 20 seconds, being careful not to over-process.


Calories: 267kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 4gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 73mgPotassium: 172mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1216IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 2mg
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