Peruvian green sauce also known as Aji Verde is a spicy bright green condiment typically found in any Peruvian restaurant.
Yield: 27 servings
4.91 from 73 votes

Peruvian Green Sauce

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Latin
Peruvian green sauce also known as Aji Verde is a spicy bright green condiment typically found in any Peruvian restaurant.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup light Hellman’s mayonnaise (use compliant mayo for whole30)
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons yellow mustard (Guldens)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 jalapeños (roughly chopped seeded but keeping the ribs (about 1 cup/3 oz))
  • 2 cups chopped fresh cilantro leaves and stems (2 oz rinsed well)
  • 3 medium cloves garlic (crushed through a press)

Instructions

  • Saute the onion in a small skillet with 1 teaspoon of the oil until soft, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Transfer to the blender then add the remaining oil, mayo, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper.
  • Then add the chopped jalapeno, cilantro and garlic and blend on high speed until the sauce is smooth and creamy, about 30 seconds.

Nutrition

Serving: 1tablespoon, Calories: 22kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 0.5g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 1.5mg, Sodium: 64mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 0.5g
Freestyle Points: 1
Points +: 1