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Almond Mint Salsa

  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 2 CUPS
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST

Toss the leftover salsa with macaroni or any tubular pasta, adding a little of the pasta cooking water to thin out the sauce.

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  1. 1 cup blanched almonds (about 6 ounces)
  2. 1 cup (packed) mint leaves
  3. 1/2 cup green olive paste
  4. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  5. 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  6. 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  7. Salt
  1. In a blender, combine the almonds, mint, olive paste, oil, orange juice and crushed red pepper and blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and season with salt.