Green Olive Sauce

green olive sauce

green olive sauce

This simple sauce works well for a pasta dish but would be great as a bread dip too! Thanks goes to our Featured Foodie, Jenny, with for this one!

Green Olive Sauce
Recipe type: Sauce
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Serves: 6

  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup chicken broth (or vegetable)
  • ⅓ cup low-fat milk
  • 1⅔ cup green olives (pitted and chopped)
  • lemon juice (to taste)

  1. In a large saucepan, sauté the onion and 1 tbsp. oil over medium high heat (about 5 minutes).
  2. Add the garlic and sauté an additional minute.
  3. Add the broth and milk, then bring to a simmer.
  4. Once simmering, remove the pan from the heat and add the olives.
  5. Puree with an immersion blender or in a blender.
  6. Stir in lemon juice to taste before serving over pasta.

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