Makes 1 cup or 6-8 servings
1 cup tightly packed fresh mint
1/4 cup tightly packed parsley
Zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice,
plus more if desired
1 garlic clove
2 teaspoons superfine sugar
1/4 cup good extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
1. Put mint leaves and parsley in a blender or food processor. Add the lemon zest, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, the garlic clove, and sugar and puree until smooth, about 2 minutes.
2. Transfer to a small bowl and whisk in the olive oil. Season with a little salt and pepper and add more lemon juice, if you like.