Skorthalia - garlic sauce (greek cookbook)
Garlic Sauces Greek
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:56:01 AM. Recipe ID 18036. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Skorthalia - garlic sauce (greek cookbook)
Categories: Greek, Sauces
Yield: 4 servings
6 Garlic cloves
1 c Mashed potatoes
2 sl Stale white bread
1/3 c Olive oil
1 tb Lemon juice
1 tb Vinegar
Pound garlic with 1/2 teaspoon salt in a mortar until smooth. Add
mashed potatoes and continue to pound and stir with pestle. Soak
bread (crusts removed) in cold water and squeeze dry. Add to
potatoes and garlic, pounding and stirring until smooth. Gradually
add olive oil, lemon juice and vinegar, stirring vigorously. When
smooth and light, add salt and pepper to taste. Chill in a covered
bowl before using.
Serve with hot or cold seafoods and fried or boiled vegetables.
Variation: Replace bread with 1/2 cup ground almonds or walnuts, or
use 1-1/2 cups ground almonds or walnuts instead of the potatoes and
Blender method: Put all ingredients in jar of blender and blend at
moderate speed until ingredients are pulverised. Increase speed for
a few seconds until light and smooth. Do not blend too long at high
speed for the mixture heats and the oil separates.
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