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Chimichurri sauce in a clear glass container with a small spoon.


Chimichurri is a sauce typically served with grilled meat. It’s a simple combination of parsley, olive oil, vinegar and spices that makes a wonderful addition to steaks, chicken and pork.
Course condiment
Cuisine Latin American
Keyword sauces
Prep Time 15 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 161kcal


  • 1 Bunch Parsley 1 cup firmly packed or 2 cups if not packed firmly
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Large Garlic Clove grated or finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes or to taste


  • Wash the parsley thoroughly and it pat dry.
  • Remove the large stems and keep only the leaves.
  • Chop the parsley as fine as possible.
  • Add the parsley to a medium bowl or jar. Add the olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, salt, dried oregano, black pepper and the crushed red pepper flakes.
  • Stir the chimichurri well until all of the ingredients are combined.
  • Refrigerate the chimichurri for at least one hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • Remove from the refrigerator and allow it to come to room temperature before serving.


Calories: 161kcal | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 389mg | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg