Monday, 2 April 2012

Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde or Green Sauce is a great condiment you can store in a glass jar in the fridge for ages. It's an excellent topping on a chicken breast or burger or pulled pork. I had two bunches of parsley so, it was a good way to use it without wasting it.

You will Need:

  • a bunch of flat Italian parsley (I use the entire bunch you get in a grocery store) I honestly don't know why they even sell curly parsley- the flat is much tastier
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1-2 anchovies- chopped
  • 1 garlic clove- crushed
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • good olive oil
  • 2 green onions
  • a food processor or blender

Step 1: put parsley (stems included), capers, anchovies, garlic, green onions, salt and pepper in food processor. Blend until chopped fine.

Step 2: blend in olive oil and and lemon juice with a few pulses. You can also remove the chopped herbs into a jar or container you can seal and add oil and lemon by hand. Taste and add more lemon, salt or pepper to your taste. Store in fridge lasts for weeks.

I like it mixed in Tuna Salad.

You will need:
  • 2 tsp Salsa Verde
  • 1 can tuna
  • 1/4 small green pepper chopped finely/ or celery
  • 1 green onion chopped finely
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • salt/pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise

Step 1: Add all ingredients and combine.

I topped mine with some pea shoots and served on a fresh oat bread.

1 comment:

  1. Love this idea..and the tips of where you use it!
    Easy, fast and healthy!! THX