Elevate a simple dish by tossing them with a delicious pesto! These Boiled Cilantro Lime Potatoes are fantastic for any occasion.

10 mins
15 mins


  • Food processor
  • Large saucepan
  • Bowl


  • 3/4 cup lightly packed cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp almonds, slivered and toasted
  • 1 Tbsp jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes


  • Step 1

    In the bowl of a food processor, combine the cilantro, almonds, jalapeño, garlic, salt and pepper. Pulse until combined.

  • Step 2

    While the food processor is running, slowly pour in the olive oil and lime juice. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.

  • Step 3

    Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water by one inch. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium-high and cook until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork, about 15 minutes. Take care care not to overcook so that the potatoes do not start to fall apart. Drain.

  • Step 4

    Transfer the potatoes to a bowl and toss with the pesto. Serve.