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Bread Dipping Sauce

Courses: Starters and appetizers

Recipe Ingredients

1/3 cup 78mlExtra-virgin olive oil - divided
6   Plum tomatoes - roughly chopped
10   Pitted black olives - roughly chopped
6   Fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon 15mlCapers - rinsed
3 1/2 oz 99gSweet white anchovy filets - see * Note
3   Garlic cloves - crushed
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozCherry tomatoes - chopped
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped parsley
1   Salt
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

* Note: Sweet white anchovy filets, fresh anchovies that are briefly cured so they have a mild flavor, are sold at gourmet markets.

Place half the olive oil, the plum tomatoes, olives, basil, capers, anchovies, garlic, cherry tomatoes and parsley in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until finely chopped, but not smooth, about 10 seconds. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Pour into a serving dish, then drizzle with the remaining olive oil. Let stand for 1 hour before serving. Serve with fresh crusty bread.

This recipe yields 4 cups.

Each 1-tablespoon serving: 16 calories; 71 mg sodium; 1 mg cholesterol; 1 gram fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.14 gram fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 08-29-2001


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