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Salsa verde recipe

This classic condiment by Peter Kuruvita is great with anything, especially barbecued meat

Makes: 2 cups

Ingredients

1/2 bunch rocket (arugula) leaves
1/2 bunch Thai coriander (pointed cilantro), roots trimmed
1/4 bunch peppermint, leaves picked
1/2 cup basil leaves
1/2 cup fl at-leaf (Italian) parsley leaves
2 tablespoons capers in brine
2 sprigs thyme leaves picked
3 garlic cloves
1 long green chilli
100 ml (3 1/2 fl oz) olive oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

Method

Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until well combined. Transfer to a bowl and set aside until some of the oil separates from the solids.

Read about Peter’s culinary travels or visit peterkuruvita.com for more inspiration. 

This salsa is perfect with Peter Kuruvita’s barbecued island beef recipe.

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