Fresh Cilantro Sauce

28 January

1 cup chopped cilantro
1 date, pitted
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
1 teaspoon maple syrup
sea salt
freshly ground black pepper

1. Put all ingredients except salt and pepper in a blender. Blend until smooth.
2. Adjust the seasoning to taste by pulsing in the salt and pepper.
3. Can substitute coconut milk for the yogurt, or try goat cheese instead, or you can omit the yogurt altogether for a stronger sauce.

Serves 4