Skorthalia - Greek Garlic Sauce
Great with hot or cold seafood. It is also wonderful on fried or boiled vegetables. We hope you will enjoy this tasty tasty sauce.
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- 6 garlic cloves
- salt, coarse
- 1 cup mashed potatoes
- 2 slices stale/dry white bread
- 1⁄3 cup olive oil, good quality
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh
- 1 tablespoon vinegar, white
- black pepper, freshly ground
1In a mortar and pestle pound the garlic with 1/2 tsp salt, until smooth.
2Add the potatoes and continue to pound and stir with pestle, until smooth.
3Next soak the bread in cold water and squeeze dry. Crusts should be removed.
4Add to the potatoes and garlic, pounding and stirring until smooth.
5Gradually add olive oil, lemon juice and vinegar, stirring vigorously.
6When smooth and light, add salt and pepper to taste.
7Chill in a covered bowl before using.