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Category: Sauces and Condiments

Basil, Olive and Soybean Garnish

Cooking fish at home can seem intimidating, but it's much easier than you might think. Take your cue from Paul Kahan, the chef-owner of Blackbird Restaurant in Chicago. Kahan is a gifted cook who can combine bold, interesting flavors in ... Read more

Total time: 5 minutes | Serves 6
  • 24 Kalamata olives (4 ounces)
  • 4 large basil leaves, stacked, cut in thin strips
  • 1/3 cup reserved soybeans (from Soybean Pancakes)
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Step 11.Toss together the olives, basil, soybeans, oil, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Taste and adjust the seasoning. (This recipe can be made ahead to this point and kept a few hours at room temperature.)

Each serving:
68 calories; 218 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 4 grams fat; 5 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams protein; 2.25 grams fiber.
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