Recipe for Greek Pine Nut Sauce

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This savory sauce features pine nuts as the main ingredient. It is typically used as a garnish on meat and seafood dishes.

Greek Style Pine Nut Sauce (Koukoumaria Saltsa) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups pine nuts
  • 1 small garlic clove, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup Greek olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh, chopped herbs 
  • Chicken broth, if needed

Instructions to Prepare Pine Nut Sauce:

Add the pine nuts to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until the pine nuts resemble a coarse meal.

Place the rest of the ingredients in the food processor. Pulse until smooth.

If the sauce is still too thick, add some chicken broth one tablespoon at a time and pulse until desired consistency is achieved.

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