Sunday, April 24, 2016

Miss B’s Spring Green Sauce

Start with:
1 ripe avocado
2 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
2 lemons, add the zest of one, the juice of 2
Salt and pepper

Add Green Stuff:
Pick 3-4 fresh green stuff and throw in one handful of each. You pick the direction you want to go – Greek, Mexican, Italian, American, fusion.

Basil, Cilantro, Dill, Fennel Fronds, Parsley
Arugula, Spinach, Watercress, Romaine, Kale
Green Onion, Jalapeno, Poblano, Green Pepper
Thawed green peas, blanched broccoli

Add Tasty Stuff:
Depending on what green stuff you’ve added, choose ½-ish cup from this list.

Shredded parmesan, feta cheese, blue cheese, cotija cheese
basil pesto, tahini, green curry paste
Or  just stick with all vegetables and fresh herbs!

Mix It Up:
Throw all of it into a food processor and pulse/mix, then continue while drizzling in olive oil to desired consistency. Taste and adjust flavors as needed.

  • Add to pasta and chill, add fresh tomatoes and veggies for pasta salad.
  • Top grilled chicken, fish or grilled/roasted vegetables with it.
  • Mix it with mayo or greek yogurt and toss it with cooked potatoes for potato salad.
  • Thin it out with a little red wine vinegar and more olive oil for a fresh avocado dressing.