FRESH CILANTRO SAUCE
2 cups chopped, fresh cilantro
2 dates, pitted and chopped
4 teaspoons grated, fresh ginger
3-4 tablespoons (or more if needed) extra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
2 teaspoons maple syrup or jaggery
Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
Delicious over roasted or steamed vegetables or pasta.
Adapted from Thomas Yarema, M.D., Eat, Taste, Heal: An Ayurvedic Guidebook and Cookbook for Modern Living