The Basics: Cilantro

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The Technique


Although the optimal growing season for cilantro is during the cooler portions of spring & into the summer, it may be purchased throughout the year. Cilantro offers distinctive color & fresh flavor to recipes particularly to crowd-pleasing favorites ranging from House Barbecue Chili Con Queso to House Barbecue Quesadillas. It boasts many health benefits & is a good source of vitamin A which is known to improve vision. Cilantro is also a heart healthy herb. Learn how to clean & prepare cilantro for a number of recipe applications.

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How To Store & Prepare Cilantro For Recipe Applications

Once fresh cilantro has been chosen & purchased, it’s important to store it properly so that it remains bright, vibrant & appealing, particularly when used as a garnish & flavor enhancement for Authentic Beef Enchiladas. Select only the perkiest bunches. If they have been spritzed with water, hold the stems & shake away as much of the excess as possible. Dry the leaves well at home & store loosely in a plastic bag.


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Hold the cilantro stems under running water to throughly rinse the leaves. Grab a tightly packed handful of the herb & place it on a cutting board. Run a chef knife through the leaves until the desired size is reached. If it’s chopped very finely, gently blot a paper towel over the surface to remove some of the excessive moisture & use as directed in specific recipe applications.

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