Chimichurri and other recipes for herbs

Recipes for using fresh herbs. Get out your food processor and peel lots of garlic cloves. The new fresh garlic you are getting in your box is good for these recipes, but it is a little milder than cured garlic so if you like garlic- use a little more.

Chimichurri: from Food.com

Directions

  1. Pulse parsley in processor to chop.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend.
  3. Separate sauce into equal parts.
  4. (Use half for basting or marinade).
  5. (Use other half for table service).

Traditionally for beef, however is great on poultry and fish as well- or grilled veggies.

Cilantro White bean dip

1 bunch cilantro

6 cloves garlic

olive oil

lemon juice

1 can of cannellini  or navy beans, rinsed and drained

Directions:

Put cilantro and garlic in processor and pulse to chop

Start adding oil until it is a pesto-like consistency, keep blending and add juice of 1/2 lemon. Start adding beans slowly. Taste after adding 1/2 can. Add salt to taste and keep adding beans (or stop) depending on how strong an herb/garlic flavor you want. Serve with corn chips or pita bread, or on carrots or other veggie sticks.

Dill in salads

Add finely chopped dill to fresh egg salad or to tuna salad.

Chop fine and mix in plain goat cheese to serve on smoked salmon

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