Servings: Makes a generous 3/4 cup
Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves , loosely packed
  • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves , loosely packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest (about 2 lemons, preferably Meyer)
  • Generous pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 large cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
Directions
Chop together mint and parsley. Place in a bowl with salt, pepper, lemon zest, pepper flakes and garlic. Stir in olive oil with a fork; then stir in hot water.