Faz's Herb Sauce

San Francisco Bay Area restaurateur Faz Poursohi serves this sauce with sturgeon, but it goes well with any grilled fish.

Yield:

Makes about 3/4 cup

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Nutritional Information

Calories 44
Caloriesfromfat 93 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 0.6 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Sodium 67 mg
Cholesterol 0.1 mg

Ingredients

2 cups lightly packed, rinsed and drained fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup lightly packed, rinsed and drained Italian parsley
1/2 cup chopped chives
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 teaspoons drained capers
1 teaspoon anchovy paste
1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic

Preparation

In a blender or food processor, combine 2 cups lightly packed, rinsed and drained fresh basil leaves; 1/2 cup lightly packed, rinsed and drained Italian parsley; 1/2 cup chopped chives; 1/4 cup olive oil; 2 tablespoons lemon juice; 4 teaspoons drained capers; 1 teaspoon anchovy paste; and 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic. Whirl until puréed smooth, scraping container sides as needed. If making sauce up to 1 day ahead, cover and chill.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Note:

Faz Poursohi, San Francisco, California,

August 1999