Sauce Verde

corriander 1

This is my darling friend’s Sauce Verde recipe. For the life of my I don’t know why he doesn’t call it pesto, but he’s adamant, so here we go. He made it with flat leaf parsley and it was delicious, but when I went shopping there were these big, glorious bunches of coriander that I couldn’t go past and frankly it’s great with either. With the raw garlic, I wouldn’t recommend going snogging immediately after eating it, but it’s so good who cares. We sat on the balcony in the sunshine plucking the leaves from the stems and drinking wine and I’ve got to say the whole thing made me ridiculously happy. The best thing about it is how lazy and easy it is – just throw everything in together, blitz and add a dash more of this or that to suit your taste and voilà. As with most things in life, if you’re at a loss just add more cheese.

11165823_10200546753587358_2045087363_n

Ingredients

2 big bunches of coriander (or parsley)

2 cloves garlic

2 lemons (1 to start, then adjust to taste)

Parmesan cheese

Olive Oil

Sundried tomatoes

Pasta to serve

Method

Wash and pluck the leaves from the stems, ideally in the sun, with an old friend, while drinking wine.

Throw in two cloves of garlic (peeled, no need to bother with chopping), the grated rind and juice of one lemon, a hearty shake or Parmesan cheese, about 6 or 7 sundried tomato pieces and a good few glugs of olive oil.

Blitz together and taste, tweaking to suit yourself.

Serve over pasta.

Suuuper simple. Also it keeps really well so make a load of it and jar it up to keep, or to give as a cute little homemade gift. Nom nom nom.

sauce verde 1

Nom nom nom
Nom nom nom
Advertisements

One thought on “Sauce Verde

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s