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Italian Herb Sauce

Making chicken or steak with delicious herb flavor is so easy with this simple and savory marinade that combines parsley, basil, garlic, pepper, and lemon.

Serves 6
Ready in 10 mins
Prep time 10 mins
170 calories per serving


> 2 lemons
> 1/2 cup olive oil
> 2 cups parsley
> 1 cup basil
> 1 tbsp minced garlic
> 2 tsp salt
> 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper


Zest 1 lemon into a large mixing bowl. Juice both lemons, and add juice and olive oil to the zest. Roughly chop the herbs. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl. Use a hand blender to purée until smooth. Store in a glass container in the fridge until ready to use.


This sauce is wonderful on grilled meat, as a marinade, or dolloped on roasted vegetables. You can even serve it as a salad dressing.

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