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Roasted Garlic, Anchovy and Caper Dressing

roasted garlic, anchovy and caper dressing ready to serve in a green bowl with a wooden spoon and parsley and lemon in the background
roasted garlic, anchovy and caper dressing ready to serve in a green bowl with a wooden spoon and parsley and lemon in the background

This piquant roasted garlic, anchovy and caper dressing is tangy and  zesty. Capers have such a burst of flavour along with the sweetness of the roasted garlic. The added freshness of parsley and lemon zest along with a good glug of extra virgin olive oil bring it all together.

Roasting Garlic

When garlic is roasted its flavour is rich, sweet, mellow and velvety smooth and tastes nothing like fresh garlic.

Processor or knife?

 Dressing can be made in a food processor by pulsing so as it still has texture. You will probably get a more uniform dressing by using a knife but the food processor wins out for us because of time.

Dressing ingredients in blender

Ideas to use Roasted Garlic, Anchovy and Caper Dressing

  • fried seafood loves this dressing
  • tomato slices 
  • goats cheese
  • haloumi
  • smoked salmon
  • tuna
  • over steamed fish 
  • really anything that loves a great little piquant sauce!

Check out this delicious recipe

haloumi fries with roasted garlic, anchovy and caper sauce

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Haloumi fries accompaniment of Roasted garlic sauce in bowl blue
Yield: about a cup

Roasted Garlic, Anchovy and Caper Dressing

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

This piquant roasted garlic, anchovy and caper dressing is delicious teamed with fried haloumi and fried seafood.

Ingredients

  • 6 fat cloves of garlic
  • 6 anchovy fillets coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of salted ┬ácapers - rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons - or to taste fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • finely grated zest of one lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups flat leafed parsley - leaves only
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper

Instructions

  • pulse all  ingredients till there is still some texture
  • serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield

10

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 159Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 2mgSodium 117mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 0gProtein 1g

Nutritional information provided here is only intended as a guide.

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