Number of servings : 4 (⅔ cup)
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 2 minutes + 10 minutes infusion
Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses
Special diet : | Heart Health
2 fresh bay leaves
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
grated rind of 1 lemon
5 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
5 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
5 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon, sage, marjoram or dill, or a mixture of fresh herbs
- Crease the bay leaves in half and place them in a small saucepan with the garlic. Add about 1 tablespoon olive oil and heat gently for 2 minutes or until the oil just begins to sizzle around the garlic. Remove from the heat.
- Stir in the lemon rind, then pour in the remaining oil. Set aside to infuse for at least 30 minutes.
- Remove the bay leaves and add the herbs. Toss the dressing over hot pasta and serve.