Fresh Herb Sauce

Prep: 10 min. When storing, cover the surface of the sauce with plastic wrap to prevent discoloration. It should keep for 1 week in the refrigerator. The longer the yogurt is strained the thicker and creamier it will become.

This recipe goes with Chicken-on-a-Stick With Italian Dipping Sauces

Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Recipe from Southern Living Cooking School

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  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 (1-oz.) package fresh basil leaves, stems removed
  • 4 mint sprigs, stems removed
  • 1 cup firmly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (about 1 bunch)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar


  1. 1. Process garlic in a food processor 20 seconds or until minced. Add basil and next 5 ingredients; process 10 seconds.
  2. 2. Whisk together 1/4 cup warm water, oil, and vinegar. With processor running, pour oil mixture through food chute in a slow, steady stream, processing just until blended.
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