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Categories: Sauces and condiments, Vegetarian

Green cilantro sauce (mojo verde)

Green cilantro sauce (mojo verde)
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Put a new wrinkle in the way you cook potatoes. In the Spanish Canary Islands they are called papas arrugadas, or wrinkly potatoes. Cooking in heavily salted water wrinkles the skins and leaves them with a light crusting of salt. ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Makes a generous half cup of sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water

Step 1Place all ingredients in a blender container and blend until smooth. Sauce keeps one week, refrigerated. Serve it at room temperature.

Each tablespoon:
39 calories; 0 protein; 1 gram carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 4 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 0 sugar; 118 mg. sodium.
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