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Lebanese Batata Maqlieh

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Lebanese Batata Maqlieh


for 4 servings

Garlic Sauce

  • 1 cup garlic cloves (135 g), peeled
  • ½ tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil (240 mL)
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 lb french fries (455 g), cooked, hot
  • fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Nutrition Info

    Calories 657
    Fat 56g
    Carbs 35g
    Fiber 3g
    Sugar 1g
    Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Make the garlic sauce: Add the garlic and salt to a food processor and process until completely smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  2. With the processor running, slowly pour in ½ cup (120 ml) of olive oil and continue to process until smooth and creamy. The mixture should begin to thicken as the oil emulsifies with the garlic.
  3. Pour in 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, while continuing to process, so that the lemon juice incorporates completely and the mixture does not separate.
  4. Add the remaining olive oil and 2 tablespoons lemon juice and process until very smooth. Transfer the sauce to a small bowl.
  5. Serve the fries with the garlic sauce and sprinkle with parsley.
  6. Enjoy!

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