Fresh herb sauce

Fresh herb sauce

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 8
This fresh green purée is a light alternative to traditional heavy sauces and goes well with an Italian-style roast turkey or chicken

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal203
  • fat22g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.02g
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Ingredients

  • 85g watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 50g parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 50g walnut

    Walnut

    wall-nut

    Walnuts are one of the most popular and versatile of all nuts. When picked young, they're…

  • 150ml olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

Method

  1. Place the watercress, parsley and walnuts in a blender and pulse until finely chopped. Add the oil, lemon juice and sugar, and season well. Blend for 1 min until everything has combined into a thick green sauce. Can be made several hours ahead.

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Comments (1)

lucyfogarty's picture
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A nice tasty alternative to bread sauce! It went down well in our house. Quick and easy to make too.

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