Maidanosalata (Greek Parsley Spread)

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    slice stale bread (thick cut white bread, crust removed.)
  • 1
    medium onion
  • 1
    small hot pepper (finely chopped)
  • 2
    cups flat leaf parsley, stems trimmed
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 12
    lemon, juice of
  • 13
  • 2
    teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • olive, to garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak bread in about 1/4 cup of water for about 5 minute.
  • Squeeze the soaked bread to remove excess water. Discard any hard parts.
  • place half the bread in a food processor with the onion, garllic, chili pepper, and half the parsley.
  • Process until everything is reduced to a paste.
  • Add the remaining parsley and bread to the blender along with the egg yolk, lemon juice, and half the olive oil.
  • Blend again.
  • alternate adding and blending the remaining oil and vinegar to give a creamy emulsified consistency.
  • taste, and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • garnish with olives. and enjoy on pita chips.
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