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Garlic sauce (2) – (skordalia)


  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic.
  • 3 or 4 boiled potatoes, mashed. (or 6 slices white bread, crusts removed, soaked in 1/2 cup cold water and squeezed dry.)
  • 1 cup olive oil.
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
Garlic sauce (2)

Garlic sauce (2)

(Hand method)

Combine garlic with mashed potatoes or bread in a mortar. Blend to form a soft paste. Add olive oil and vinegar alternately in very small amounts, stirring briskly. Add salt and pepper. Continue to whisk until sauce is thick.

(Blender or food processor method)

Place garlic and potatoes or bread in bowl and blend. Add olive oil and vinegar and continue to blend. If too thick, add 1/4 cup cold water. Add salt and pepper. Blend until creamy and thick.

Another garlic sauce recipe.
Skordalia is a sauce made with garlic and thickened with potatoes, nuts, or bread. Garlic is indispensable to skordalia, and skordalia is indespenseable to a variety of fried foods -fish, squash, eggplant, and many other.

Greek : Σκορδαλιά
Serves / Yields : 2 cups

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