Herb Purée

This recipe is a great recipe to make ahead and when you need a splash of freshness in a dish, pull a cube of herb mixture out of the freezer and add it to your dish!

Yield:

720 ml (16 servings)

Difficulty:

Easy

Total Time:

10 minutes

Size:

2.0 Litre Container

INGREDIENTS

360 ml (1½ cup) olive oil
120 g (2 bunch) Italian flat leaf parsley, or curly leaf parsley ,washed, leaves only
70 g (1 bunch) fresh basil leaves, washed
70 g (1 bunch) fresh coriander leaves, washed
40 g (1 bunch) fresh mint leaves, washed
1 small garlic clove, peeled, sliced
1½ teaspoon salt, optional

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 30 seconds using the tamper to push ingredients toward the blades.
  2. To save for later use, pour sauce into a large ice cube tray and freeze over night.

Chef's Notes

Serving size is very important when consuming fats, limit the amount of fats in your diet to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Mix and match your herbs, or even substitute fresh greens if you can not find the herbs. This is recipe is a great way to add freshness to the end of your tomato sauce or create a unique sauce for roasted vegetables.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 40 g (1 serving)
Amount Per Servings
Calories 190
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 230 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 1g