Italian Salsa Verde

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2003, America's Test Kitchen TV

    

This all-purpose green sauce, made from parsley, olive oil, garlic, and vinegar, can be overly potent and harsh, and it separates easily to boot.

SERVES 10 to 12 (Makes a generous 1 1/2 cups)

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Most salsa verdes are made from a simple list of ingredients: parsley, olive oil, lemon juice or vinegar, something brined (capers, green olives, or cornichons), garlic, and anchovies. When done right, this bright green sauce transforms pra...

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