The raw garlic gives spice to this luciously fresh summer coulis. No need for cream with the soaked flax seed meal. A special treat atop everything from roasted vegetables to fresh market duck eggs!
1/2 cup broccoli florets, plus 1/2 stem of broccoli, skin removed
1 tbs. flax seed meal
2 tbs. water
1/4 large white onion, diced
2 tbs. high heat oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh basil, loosely chopped
1/2 tsp. sea salt, divided
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8-10 minutes
Yields about 3/4 cup coulis
4. In food processor, blend cooked broccoli, 1/2 tsp. minced garlic, flax seed goo, and cooked onions. When creamy texture forms, add fresh basil, salt, and pepper, and blend until as creamy as possible. Strain through a fine metal sieve for a creamy coulis, or simply use as-is for a more textured topping.