Cilantro Mint Dipping Sauce

Make a flavorful dipping sauce by pureeing  fresh cilantro, mint, and serrano chile with a bit of oil and lemon juice.



Makes 1/2 cup
Total time: 5 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 33
Caloriesfromfat 97 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 0.6 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Sodium 147 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 serrano chile, stemmed
2 cups cilantro leaves
12 large fresh mint leaves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt


In a food processor, pulse chile, cilantro, and mint until reduced in volume by half. Add 2 tbsp. water, the oil, lemon juice, and salt. Whirl until smooth, adding 1 more tbsp. water if needed. Serve with Cauliflower Pakoras for dipping.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.