Peruvian Green Dip
This Green Dip is a nutritious and kid-tested recipe that’s bursting with flavor. We made this dip in our food literacy class and the kids loved it! They gobbled every morsel and even asked for second helpings.
Peruvian Green Dip Recipe
Yield: 2 cups sauce
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*This recipe is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks: Viva Vegan! by Terry Hope Romero. This is adapted from her “So Good, So Green Dipping Sauce.”
- 1 jalapeño pepper, quartered and stem removed
- 1 clove garlic, peeled
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Juice from one lime
- 1/4 of a large head of romaine lettuce, roughly chopped, tough ends removed
- 1 cup cilantro leaves
- 3 whole green onions, roughly chopped, roots removed
- Salt to taste
Instructions for Adults
Assist with safe assembly of food processor or blender.
Instructions for Kids
Combine all of the above ingredients in a food processor until well blended and creamy.
Tips: Use this sauce as a dip with veggies slices, or as a sauce on tacos and sandwiches.
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