Cilantro is a member of the carrot family. It may be useful in the treatment of urinary tract infections.

Both the leaves and the seeds from cilantro have been found to aid in digestion, relieve intestinal gas, pain and distention.

Cilantro soothes inflammation, aid in rheumatic pain,can help treat nausea, headaches, coughs and mental stress.


Store your cilantro in a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your fridge. Try to use up in a few days – week.


Asian Peanut Noodle Salad
Asian Slaw
Beans with Fresh Herbs & Radish Relish
Beet, Carrot & Cabbage Slaw
Bok Choi & Broccoli Stir Fry
Bok Choi & Chard Stirfry
Butternut Squash Vindaloo
Carrots with Garlic & Cilantro
Chicken in Chile Verde
Cilantro Mint Sauce
Cilantro and Garlic Pesto
Cornbread Skillet
Crunchy Summer Salad
Curried Cauliflower with Snap Peas
Fiesta Slaw
Fish Tacos with Cilantro
Fresh Asian Greens Salad
Fresh Green Cilantro Chutney
Grated Beet and Carrot Salad
Green Beans, Cilantro & Almond Salad
Grilled Sweet Corn w/Cilantro Pesto Butter
Grilled Tomato, Corn & Poblano Salsa
Indian Garlic Shrimp
Jalapeno Cilantro Green Sauce
Kale, Broccoli & Cabbage Pad Thai Salad
Morrocan Cinnamon Carrots
Pico de Gallo
Radish Pineapple Salsa
Roasted Beet & Spinach Salad w/Goat Cheese, Pepitas & Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette
Roasted Salsa on the Grill
Roasted Tomato and Corn Salsa
Salsa Verde
Southeast Asian Cucumber Peanut Salad
Southeast Asian Slaw
Southwest Grated Beet Salad
Southwest Radish & Kohlrabi Salad
Southwest Quinoa Salad
Southwestern Skillet
Spicy Corn Relish
Sunflower Oil Vinaigrette
Super Loaded Veggie Nachos
Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup
Toasted Sesame Napa Salad
Tom’s Cucumber Salsa
Turkish Zucchini Fritters
Turnip Salad with Summer Savory Dressing
Veggies & Peanut Sauce
Winter Vegetable Fried Rice

Cooking & Eating Tips

Cilantro – you either hate it or you love it. If you love it, use it as a garnish in just about any Asian or Mexican dish. Coarsely chop and sprinkle on the top right before serving. Also great in Thai food!