Salsa Verde

Southern Living
Salsa VerdeRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez 

Instead of buying bottled salsa, make it fresh with parsley, cilantro, and basil. Add a little kick to mild salsa verde with a dash of red chile flakes.

Makes 1 cup

Ingredients

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1 cup roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves and small stems
1 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro leaves and small stems
1 cup roughly chopped fresh basil leaves
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon lemon zest plus 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, divided
1/2 cup olive oil

Preparation

Pulse first 6 ingredients plus 1 tablespoon lemon zest in a food processor until roughly chopped. With processor running, pour olive oil through food chute, until smooth. Transfer to a bowl; let stand 20 minutes. Before serving, stir in lemon juice.

Created date

April 2016