May 18, 2023


This versatile sauce is great for sandwiches, topping tortillas or adding to chili recipes!


  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, blanched
  • 1/2 bunch of parsley, blanched 
  • 3 cloves of elephant garlic, peeled
  • 1 bell pepper, stem and seeds removed
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 white or yellow onion


  1. Using a food processor, add all of the ingredients except the olive oil, and pulse. 
  2. With a spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl. Then on low speed, slowly add the olive oil until the mixture becomes a wet paste.
  3. Place the mixture into a bowl and let sit on the counter covered with plastic wrap for at least 30 minutes before using.


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