Toasted Walnut Green Sauce

Total Time
10 Mins
Serves
4

DESCRIPTION

Packed with loads of nutty walnut and herb flavors, this green sauce adds a burst of bright Spring flavors to anything it’s paired with. Also, it’s extremely versatile, working as well with this pan-roasted trout as it would as a sandwich spread or with crisp seasonal vegetables for a simple dip.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
10 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
232 cal
Total Fat
19 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
13 g
Cholesterol
14 mg
Sodium
598 mg
Carbohydrates
10 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
10 g

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces mixed fresh herbs such as chives, chervil, dill, parsley, tarragon
  • 2 ounces mixed spicy greens such as watercress, sorrel, or dandelion
  • 1 ounce baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup toasted California walnut halves
  • 3/4 cup well-shaken buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons walnut oil or olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Chill for at least 1 hour before using.