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chimichurri-sauce in bowl

Chimichurri Sauce

Plenty of herb, garlicky, spicy, tangy. This magic sauce is
healthy, flavorful and incredibly delicious.

Keyword sauce, chimichurri
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup packed cilantro
  • 1 cup packed parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 1 jalapeno (seeds, membrance removed)
  • 1 small shallot (peeled)
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (more to taste)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • juice of half a lemon


  1. In a bowl of a food processor, place parsley, garlic, shallot, cilantro, jalapeno and pulse until chopped. Use a spatula to scrape down the side as necessarily.

  2. Add lemon juice, salt, oil, vinegar and pulse until smooth. Transfer to a container or a bowl. Serve best when fresh or store in the refridgerator for up to 2 days.