- Exported from MasterCook
Salsa Verde with Tuna
Recipe By : the California Culinary Academy
4 Preparation Time :
Categories : Basics & Essentials Make-Ahead Dishes
Pasta & Pasta Sauces Sauces & Dressings
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
1 cup parsley sprigs -- packed
1 1/2 cups basil leaves -- packed
2 large garlic cloves
1 2 oz. can flat anchovy fillets -- drained
1/4 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
6 1/2 ounces water-packed tuna -- drained
freshly ground pepper to taste
1. In a food processor or blender, process parsley, basil, garlic,
anchovies, oil, and lemon juice to a puree.
2. By hand, stir in tuna. Season to taste with pepper. Use immediately or cool to room temperature and refrigerate or freeze (see Timesaver Tip).
3. To serve: Cook 8 ounces thin tubular pasta, such as thin spaghetti,
following package directions. Drain. Toss pasta with 2 tablespoons olive
oil, then with sauce. Top with sliced black olives, slivered dried
tomatoes in oil (pumate), or freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Makes 1-1/4 cups.
Timesaver Tip: Sauce can be made up to 1 day ahead, covered and refrigerated, or it can be frozen. To freeze, spoon into a freezer
0 degrees F up to
3 months. To
8 to 12 minutes in microwave oven on Defrost setting,
8 to 24 hours. Gently warm
1 to 3 minutes. Sauce
should be at room temperature or barely warm when tossed with pasta.
Note: When basil is unavailable, use 2-1/2 cups packed parsley sprigs and 1-1/2 to 2 tablespoons dried basil.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTES : This sauce is good with a thin pasta such as thin spaghetti; see
step 3 for instructions on cooking the pasta.
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