Peruvian Green Sauce Recipe

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Beverly Gordon Modified: March 21, 2022
Peruvian Green Sauce Recipe

How To Make Peruvian Green Sauce

This Peruvian green sauce is a green condiment also known as Aji Verde made with jalapeños and flavorful spices tossed together in one satisfying sauce.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspolive oil
  • ¼cupred onion,chopped
  • ½cuplight Hellman’s mayonnaise,use compliant mayo for whole30
  • 2tbspwhite vinegar
  • 4tspyellow mustard,Guldens
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper,freshly ground
  • 3jalapeños,roughly chopped seeded but keeping the ribs, about 1 cup or 3 ounces
  • 2cupsfresh cilantro leaves and stems,chopped, 2 ounces, rinsed well
  • 3cloves garlic,medium, crushed through a press

Instructions

  1. Saute the onion in a small skillet with 1 teaspoon of the oil until soft for 3 to 4 minutes.

  2. Transfer to the blender then add the remaining oil, mayo, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper.

  3. Add the chopped jalapeno, cilantro, and garlic then blend on high speed until the sauce is smooth and creamy for about 30 seconds.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 40.97kcal
  • Fat: 4.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.09g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.45g
  • Fiber: 0.15g
  • Sugar: 0.15g
  • Protein: 0.11g
  • Cholesterol: 1.67mg
  • Sodium: 33.62mg
  • Calcium: 2.59mg
  • Potassium: 15.05mg
  • Iron: 0.05mg
  • Vitamin A: 4.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.38mg

How To Make Peruvian Green Sauce Recipe

Peruvian green sauce also known as Aji Verde is a spicy bright green condiment typically found in any Peruvian restaurant.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tablespoonsolive oil
  • 1/4cupchopped red onion
  • 1/2cuplight Hellman’s mayonnaise (use compliant mayo for whole30)
  • 2tablespoonswhite vinegar
  • 4teaspoonsyellow mustard (Guldens)
  • 1/2teaspoonkosher salt
  • 1/4teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
  • 3 1 cup/33 jalapeños (roughly chopped seeded but keeping the ribs (about 1 cup/3 oz))
  • 2cupschopped fresh cilantro leaves and stems (oz rinsed well)
  • 3mediumcloves garlic (crushed through a press)

Instructions

  1. Saute the onion in a small skillet with 1 teaspoon of the oil until soft, 3 to 4 minutes.

  2. Transfer to the blender then add the remaining oil, mayo, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper.

  3. Then add the chopped jalapeno, cilantro and garlic and blend on high speed until the sauce is smooth and creamy, about 30 seconds.

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