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Chimichurri Sauce

chimichurri sauce Condiment
Chimichurri Sauce
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Chimichurri sauce is a standard condiment in Argentina, as popular as ketchup or mustard are in America. This herbed sauce tastes wonderful with grilled meat or poultry. MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 31, 2019

Ingredients

3/4
cup fresh cilantro leaves
3/4
cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1/2
cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4
cup red wine vinegar
3
cloves garlic
1
medium jalapeño chile, seeded, chopped
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon salt

Steps

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    Place cilantro and parsley in food processor. Cover and process until chopped. Add oil, vinegar, garlic, jalapeño chile, oregano and salt. Cover and process until smooth. Transfer to small bowl; cover and refrigerate the chimichurri sauce at least 1 hour to let flavors blend.

Expert Tips

  • Any leftover chimichurri can be covered and kept in refrigerator up to 1 week to use on grilled meat, sandwiches, even scrambled eggs!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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