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Green parsley sauce

Green parsley sauce

This sauce, with a great parsley taste, is perfect with steamed vegetables or fish. At the bottom you will find the coulis version of this recipe.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.1 min.23 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #1Remove stalks from 1 bunch parsley. 5 min.
2 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #2Boil a pan of salted water, put parsley leaves in for just 30 seconds. 1 min.
3 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #3Remove leaves from the boiling water, and plunge immediately into very cold water.

You just have blanched the parsley, to keep the nice green colour.
2 min.
4 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #4Drain and dry leaves in a strainer by pressing them down in it. 5 min.
5 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #5Finish removing water by putting leaves on absorbant paper, and squeezing gently. 5 min.
6 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #6Put parsley in a blender, add salt and pepper, 1 lemon juice, 6 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper. 2 min.
7 Green parsley sauce : Photo of step #7Blend until you get a thick liquid sauce. 3 min.

Remarks

This sauce can't be kept waiting, otherwise it will loose its great green colour. If you absolutely need to keep it for a while, add a pinch vitamin C before blending.

To make a coulis instead of a sauce, replace olive oil with ice-cold water (or dry white wine), and only add the juice of half a lemon.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
8621 gr12 gr90 gr
43 %1 %1 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3921 gr5 gr41 gr
20 %<1 %1 %6 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2150 gr2 gr22 gr
11 %<1 %<1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 0.66 €
Per person : 0.17 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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