Basque-Style Green Sauce

Basque-Style Green Sauce
Photo: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates
Basque-Style Green Sauce is a blend of chopped parsley, oregano, and basil leaves mixed with olive oil, sherry vinegar, and seasonings. This version of green sauce has a hit of jalapenos for extra pop.
Makes 2/3 cup


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4 chopped garlic cloves
2 bay leaves
4 jalapeños (seeds removed if desired, and chopped)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil


In a blender, place garlic, bay leaves, jalapeños, sea salt, and sherry vinegar. Blend until smooth. Transfer purée to a medium bowl. Add parsley, oregano, and basil, and stir to combine. Whisk in olive oil.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes Basque Beef Tenderloin Crostini (serving size: 2 crostini).

Created date

November 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 195
Fat 10.7 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 6.1 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 455 mg
Calcium 19 mg