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Fresh Herb and Peppercorn Sauce

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Preparation Time: 0:15

Categories: Herbs and Spices


  2            teaspoons cumin seeds

  1            tablespoon green peppercorns in brine -- drained and rinsed

  1            cup fresh herbs (parsley, mint, chives, cilantro, etc)

  3            tablespoons lemon-steeped olive oil


Crush the cumin seeds using a mortar and pestle. Add the rinsed peppercorns and break them up a bit. A mixture of fresh herbs including parsley, mint, chives, and cilantro can be used. Wash and clean the herbs. Put the herbs in a food processor with the cumin seeds, peppercorns, oil and process until the herbs are finely chopped. Season to taste. Chill until ready to serve.