Loretta Sebastiani

By: Loretta Sebastiani
     


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Hot spicy sauce with garlic (Agliata)

Authentic Italian recipe

difficulty: easy

time: preparation: 30 minutes

calories: (kCal)

Ingredients / Serves 4

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • A bunch of fresh parsley
  • Red chili pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
Difficulty:
easy
Time:
preparation: 30 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: (kcal) - (kJ)
Protein: 0.4 (g) 1 % GDA
Total fat: (g)
Total carbohydrate: 0.4 (g) 1 % GDA
Sugars: 0.3 (g) 1 % GDA

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Nutrition facts

You can serve this kind of sauce with boiled meat or fish. This sauce belongs to the Middle Ages; it was a poor dressing. Many people used it for preserving food too. Here we give you a modern version but if you want to know the original recipe from Liguria (aggiadda), click here.
Clean and wash parsley; dry it and cut finely. Pour it into a mortar together with garlic, salt and a little piece of chili pepper. Beat all the ingredients vigorously until you have an homogeneous mixture. Put it in a sauce boat and add olive oil very slowly until your sauce has the right density.
Preserve in the refrigerator.

It's impossible to calculate the total calories and fat of this recipe because we can't know the right quantity of the olive oil. It varies every time.
We can only tell you that every tablespoon of olive oil has 90 calories and 10 g in fat.
Calories without olive oil = 4.0 kcal (16 kJ).
Fat without olive oil = 0.1 g.