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A surprising new take on a Peruvian classic, this brilliant aji verde green sauce will become your new secret superpower in the kitchen.

Aji Verde (Peruvian Green Sauce) Recipe

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  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cups (10 servings) 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: Peruvian
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

A surprising new take on a Peruvian classic, this brilliant aji verde green sauce will become your new secret sauce in the kitchen.


Ingredients

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1 cup cilantro leaves and tender stems

  • 2 to 3 jalapeƱos, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 heaping cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice, more to taste
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt, more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions

Place all ingredients except the olive oil in a blender. Blend until smooth. With the motor running, slowly drizzle in oil until the mixture is smooth. Taste and adjust the seasonings with more salt or lime juice.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 111
  • Sugar: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 230.8mg
  • Fat: 12.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Protein: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3mg
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