Skorthalia - Greek Garlic Sauce

Skorthalia - Greek Garlic Sauce

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This recipe has been posted here for play in CQ3 - Greece. This is my friend Roula's recipe.

Great with hot or cold seafood. It is also wonderful on fried or boiled vegetables. We hope you will enjoy this tasty tasty sauce.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

2 cups
10 Min
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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    6 garlic cloves
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    salt, coarse
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    1 cup mashed potatoes
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    2 slices stale/dry white bread
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    1⁄3 cup olive oil, good quality
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    1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh
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    1 tablespoon vinegar, white
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    black pepper, freshly ground

How to Make Skorthalia - Greek Garlic Sauce


  1. In a mortar and pestle pound the garlic with 1/2 tsp salt, until smooth.
  2. Add the potatoes and continue to pound and stir with pestle, until smooth.
  3. Next soak the bread in cold water and squeeze dry. Crusts should be removed.
  4. Add to the potatoes and garlic, pounding and stirring until smooth.
  5. Gradually add olive oil, lemon juice and vinegar, stirring vigorously.
  6. When smooth and light, add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Chill in a covered bowl before using.

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About Skorthalia - Greek Garlic Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Greek

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