Easy Chimichurri Sauce

There’s nothing like this Easy Chimichurri Sauce recipe to brighten up your favorite dish! 

There's nothing like this easy chimichurri sauce to brighten up your favorite dish! Five minutes and a basic food processor are all you need to put together this delicious and versatile condiment. This Chimichurri recipe easy!

I’ve been a sauce-lover my whole life. One of my favorite things about visiting France is that I’m surrounded by fellow sauce enthusiasts.

The French love sauce the way Americans love sneaking sugar into sauce (ketchup, barbecue sauce, and salad dressings all come to mind).

It seems impossible to have a meal without being served some sort of sauce. At the very least, there’s always mustard or mayonnaise!

Now, I love a good fatty cream-sauce as much as the next person, but sometimes I want something a bit more fresh.

There's nothing like this easy chimichurri sauce to brighten up your favorite dish! Five minutes and a basic food processor are all you need to put together this delicious and versatile condiment. This simple Chimichurri recipe is easy to make!

Enter, chimichurri sauce!

I first had chimichurri sauce back in 2012. Essentially, it’s like a nut-free, cheese-free pesto but instead of basil it’s parsley and cilantro.

So, like I said, nothing like pesto.

There's nothing like this easy chimichurri sauce to brighten up your favorite dish! Five minutes and a basic food processor are all you need to put together this delicious and versatile condiment. Looking for a Chimichurri sauce easy, here it is!

What do we do with easy chimichurri sauce, you ask?

Well, I like it on pretty much everything.

It’s lovely spread onto toasted sourdough bread, but it’s also the perfect topping for a Spanish Tortilla, savory Eggs Shakshuka, and Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash.

Try using this easy chimichurri sauce in place of salad dressing. Just toss a few spoonfuls with some chunky tomatoes, cucumbers, and a bit of sliced onion. Perfection!

There's nothing like this easy chimichurri sauce to brighten up your favorite dish! Five minutes and a basic food processor are all you need to put together this delicious and versatile condiment. Want to learn how to make a Chimichurri sauce? This recipe will show you.

And who doesn’t want to know how to make Chimichurri sauce? I mean, I wanted to know and you want to know.

This Easy Chimichurri recipe is a breeze to whip up. While it may be more traditional to use a mortar and pestle, on lazy days I like to use my food processor.

It’s as easy as putting a few ingredients into the bowl of your processor and blitzing it while you drizzle in some oil.

I like to use a mix of neutral oil and olive oil so there’s a nice balance of flavors. Feel free to use what you have on hand.

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Easy Chimichurri Sauce

Easy Chimichurri Sauce

There's nothing like this easy chimichurri sauce recipe to brighten up your favorite dish!

Yield: About 1 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves and stems
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup grape seed or other neutral oil
  • 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Place the parsley, cilantro, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and vinegar into the bowl of a small food processor. Pulse a few times to roughly chop and combine the ingredients.
  2. With the machine running, slowly drizzle in the grapeseed oil. Continue processing until the ingredients are finely minced and combined with the oil. Stir in the olive oil; taste and add more salt if desired.
  3. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1 tablespoon

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 26|Total Fat: 3g|Saturated Fat: 0g|Trans Fat: 0g|Unsaturated Fat: 2g|Cholesterol: 0mg|Sodium: 35mg|Carbohydrates: 1g|Fiber: 0g|Sugar: 0g|Protein: 0g|

Nutrition information has been auto-calculated for your convenience.

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June 24, 2018 | Last Updated on April 12, 2021 by Linda

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