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{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce Recipe

If you know Mexican salsa verde, well, this is not that. Italian salsa verde is a sweet-sour herby sauce that hails from the region of Piedmont and is traditionally served along heavy roasts and stews. Make this {Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce Recipe for the next time you’re thinking of preparing a roast.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This tradition exists for a reason (because it’s delicious and it adds a welcome zing of flavor to anything it tops), but we like to use it all over the place from a sauce alongside fried zucchini blossoms to atop a piece of grilled fish or slathered in our favorite steak sandwich. You will find that many of our recipes include this {Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce recipe because we love it and you will too.

Recipe Ingredients

These are the ingredients that you’ll need to make this recipe:

  • fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • panko breadcrumbs
  • anchovy fillet
  • garlic cloves
  • capers, rinsed if salted
  • white balsamic vinegar
  • cold water
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

How To Make This Recipe

These are the instructions that you’ll need to follow to make this recipe:

  • Make The Italian Salsa Verde: Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and process until you have a chunky puree. Stop the processor, scrape down the sides, and pulse until you have a light green mixture that looks like pesto. Taste and add more salt or pepper as desired.

Now, go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce Recipe

{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce Recipe

This {Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce recipe is an Italian salsa verde that is a sweet-sour herby sauce that hails from the region of Piedmont and is traditionally served along heavy roasts and stews. We like to use it all over the place from a sauce alongside fried zucchini blossoms to atop a piece of grilled fish or slathered in our favorite steak sandwich.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Side
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 140 kcal

Ingredients
  

For The Italian Salsa Verde:

  • 1 bunch Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves about 3 ounces
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs gluten-free if desired
  • 2 anchovy fillet
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon capers rinsed if salted
  • 1 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Make The Italian Salsa Verde: Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and process until you have a chunky puree. Stop the processor, scrape down the sides, and pulse until you have a light green mixture that looks like pesto. Taste and add more salt or pepper as desired. 
    TIP: The Italian salsa verde can be made up to four days in advance. Store refrigerated in an airtight container until ready to use.

PERSONAL NOTES

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 140kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 40mgPotassium: 55mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 601IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Italian salsa, Italian sauce, Salsa Verde
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