Fresh Herb, Tomato, and Caper Sauce


This fresh herb sauce is so versatile, you'll want to try it on everything savory! Some of our favorite uses are on roasted potatoes, steak, or spread on a crostini with cheese.

Fresh Herb, Tomato, and Caper Sauce
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
10 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 3 extra-large lemons

  • 2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley

  • ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh oregano

  • 2 tablespoon capers, drained

  • cup olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¼ cup finely chopped oil-packed dried tomatoes


  1. Remove 2 Tbsp. zest and squeeze 1/4 cup juice from lemons. In a food processor combine lemon zest, parsley, almonds, and oregano. Cover and pulse until very finely chopped. Add capers; cover and pulse until combined. Add lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper; cover and pulse to make a saucy paste. Stir in tomatoes. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper.

To Store

Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days or freeze in 1/4-cup portions in airtight containers up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
13g Fat
2g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 19.9mg 100%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 120mg 3%
Folate, total 18.3mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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