Simple Salsa Verde

This is an easy way to spice up any dish...or just to enjoy as a treat with homemade tortilla chips!

  • Yield: I cup


  • 1 cup fresh flat leaf parsley and small stems, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves and small stems, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest, plus 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, separated
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Place first 6 ingredients in a blender and pulse along with lemon zest until roughly chopped. While the processor is running, add olive oil through top and process until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and let rest for 20 minutes before serving. Swirl in lemon juice right before serving.

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