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Mortar and pestle with salsa verde

Salsa verde

Published: April 20, 2022 at 12:35 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • serves 6

This vibrant, fresh green sauce is made with anchovies, capers, lemon and fresh herbs and pairs perfectly with grilled fish, chicken or vegetables.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal78
fat8g
saturates0g
carbs0.5g
sugars0g
fibre0.3g
protein1g
salt0.46g
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Try this salsa verde recipe, ideal served with chicken, porchetta or celeriac steaks.

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic
  • fillets 4 anchovy
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp capers, chopped if large
  • a bunch parsley
  • a bunch basil
  • olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Crush the garlic in a pestle and mortar, add the anchovy and crush again to a rough paste, then add the shallot and lemon zest and give it a good mix to release the flavours.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the capers and herbs and lemon juice, bruising the herbs a little.

  • STEP 3

    Season and add enough olive oil to get the consistency you want.

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