What’s For Dinner?
Szug (Yemenite 'Pesto')
(First star is lowest, fourth star is highest)
2001 GOLDEN WHISK AWARDS
(Our top 10 recipes of the year)
Here are the recipes than ran in the Food section in 2001 that the staff deems most worthy of an encore.
Hands on time: 5 minutes Total time: 5 minutes Serves: 32
2 bunches cilantro
1 bunch parsley
4 to 5 cloves garlic, peeled
2 serrano or 4 Thai chile peppers, stemmed
1/2 cup olive oil, plus extra if needed
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt (or 1 teaspoon table salt)
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Turn up speed and blend thoroughly. Place in a storage container, taste and adjust salt, and top with a little oil as you would pesto. Makes 1 pint. Lasts for a month if stored in an airtight container.