Recipe: Green cilantro sauce (mojo verde)
Green cilantro sauce (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Green cilantro sauce (mojo verde)
Total time: 10 minutes
Servings: Makes a generous half cup of sauce
2 cloves garlic
1 jalapeño 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
Place 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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