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Fresh and Bright Green Sauce.

Fresh herbs, lemon, garlic, and olive oil make a delicious and versatile green sauce! This is a vibrant addition to salads, soups, and roasted meat!

Course Condiment
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free, Nut free, vegan.
Keyword easy sauce for meat, simple herb sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 168 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke


  • 3 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves or fresh cilantro
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt Optional, to taste. Try a 1/4 teaspoon.


  1. Place the garlic cloves, parsley and basil leaves, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt in a mini food processor.

  2. Process on high speed until blended.

  3. Add more lemon juice or salt if desired.

  4. Serve with fish, chicken, or whatever you wish!

Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in the refrigerator for a couple of days.

Serving size is about 2- 3 Tablespoons.

Nutrition Facts
Fresh and Bright Green Sauce.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1053IU21%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.