Path to the Plate: Cilantro

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Publication
Date of Publication
December 22, 2021
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Overview

This factsheet instructs gardeners on the care of cilantro plants and provides two recipes that showcase cilantro.

The leaves and seeds of cilantro are used in many dishes, from Mexican food to Thai food. Cilantro leaves are used fresh in salads, salsa, and meat dishes. The seeds, which are referred to as coriander, have a distinct flavor similar to orange and are used in pastries, sausage, and cooked fruit. Cilantro is a cool-season crop that does best at temperatures between 50 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. This factsheet instructs gardeners on the care of cilantro plants and provides two recipes that showcase cilantro. (2 pages)

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