Cilantro is an invaluable culinary addition to the garden. A staple in Thai, Indian, Caribbean and Mexican cuisine, Cilantro is one of the most distinctively flavored herbs. The best salsa always includes fresh Cilantro. However, for many it is an acquired taste; it is quite pungent. But most people find the leaves of this plant refreshing. Once hooked, you can’t get enough! See the full recipe details along with our suggestions as to which variety is best by clicking on the blue link in each summary.
Zesty Mexican Salad Extremely versatile! Keeps well in the refrigerator and travels well. A great choice for pot-lucks and picnics.
Rich Salsa A fantastic salsa that’s not too hot! A great way to use up end of the season tomatoes, peppers, and onions.
Fresh Avocado Salsa Chances are, you’ve never had one like this! Wow your guests at your next get together.
Elegant Stuffed Tomatoes Stuffed tomatoes make an elegant main dish for a luncheon with friends or as a side dish for steak or other grilled meats.
Thai Coconut Soup with Cilantro and Lemongrass This is a variation on traditional Thai coconut soup, a warming side dish or main course. It is good when served alongside Pad Thai.
Classic Mexican Salsa This recipe is so easy and fresh! Adjust according to your preference whether hot or mild, chunky or smooth.
Kristin’s Costa Rican Tuna Salad Besides the ever-delicious and nutritious rice & beans, it is refreshing, healthy, & incredibly easy to make.
Monterey Chicken Fresh, quick, easy, and packed with flavor! This is a great recipe for company.
Green Tomatillo Salsa Tomatillos are also known as husk tomatoes. Once hard to find, they are now common in grocery stores and farmer’s markets.
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