Under 30 Minutes

Italian Salsa Verde

A quick sauce to be used for tacos or as a dip with tortilla chips.

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  • Yield: Makes 2/3 cup
Italian Salsa Verde

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2003


  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped rinsed capers or dill gherkins
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • Salt


  1. In a small bowl, combine parsley, olive oil, capers, lemon juice, oregano, and garlic.

  2. Stir mixture until well blended; season with salt, if desired.

Cook's Notes

If not using immediately, this sauce should be refrigerated. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing it directly on the sauce to preserve the bright color. The sauce will keep for up to 3 days.


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