Chimichurri – Like You’ve Never Had!

Chimichurri is an Argentine green sauce, similar to pesto. In Argentina, it is traditionally served with steak, but it is delicious on chicken, spread on sandwiches, mixed with some mayonnaise and yogurt as a salad dressing and so much more.

Chimichurri Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup each parsley leaves and cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil


  1. In a small bowl, combine hot water, oregano, and salt. Let sit for 15 minutes to soften the oregano leaves.
  2. Second, In a food processor, pulse the garlic a few times to mince.
  3. Then, add parsley, cilantro, and red pepper flakes chop the leaves with a few pulses.
  4. Next, Add oregano mixture and vinegar with another few pulses to combine.
  5. After transferring to a bowl, whisk in olive oil until it begins to emulsify.
  6. Finally, Cover with plastic and let sit for one hour before serving to allow flavors to develop.

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About Audrey Humaciu

Audrey Humaciu is an avid "maker" that believes homemade is better. Check out her blog, That Recipe, and rediscover the simple pleasures of cooking and eating real foods that nourish your body, mind, and spirit. She'll show you how easy it can be.

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