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Bumper Crop of Cilantro!

Elora May 11, 2009 08:48 AM

Just got back from a week vacation and the cilantro on my deck exploded while I was away. Other than using it for guacamole (the usual) or a flavoring agent is there a recipe which uses a large amount of it? More like an entire bunch at a time? I just literally picked a huge fistfull of it and have plenty more to spare so I'd love to be able to make something which will really feature it as the main ingredient of the dish, not a backdrop.

Thanks!

  1. monavano May 11, 2009 10:14 AM

    Chimichuri sauce!

    1. janethepain May 11, 2009 09:41 AM

      send it to me :)

      1. alwayscooking May 11, 2009 08:54 AM

        Apparently, cilantro is overgrowing everywhere. A thread from last week:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/617166

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        1. re: alwayscooking
          grampart May 11, 2009 09:07 AM

          Much like kudzu except kudzu tastes good.

          1. re: alwayscooking
            Elora May 11, 2009 09:20 AM

            Thanks for that link. I was away last week, so never saw that. Chimichurri for grilling some kind of meat, particularly lamb, sounds like a good idea right now.

            Oh and Grampart, obviously I think cilantro tastes great, or I would not have asked for recipes!

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