Cilantro Jalapeno Spread



Serving size

2 Tablespoons
15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied and keeps about 3 – 4 days tightly sealed.

Cilantro Jalapeno Spread


4 Tbsp. Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
4 Tbsp. Pickled jalapeno peppers (minced)
1 cup Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw
1 ounce Parmesan cheese (grated)
2 Tbsp Water
1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
1 Tbsp. White wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. Olive oil


Place the pumpkin seeds, jalapenos, cilantro, parmesan, water, lemon juice, liquid from the jalapenos, and olive oil and purée until smooth.

Chill until ready to serve.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

This is a sharp and very strong spread, but it is fantastic on sandwiches or as a topping for tacos. Mixed with a bit of sour cream and milk it makes a great salad dressing.

"He who has the pepper may season as he lists."

George Herbert