Chimichurri Sauce Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce Author: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Angus Fergusson

Chimichurri is a thick, fresh herb sauce that's commonly served with grilled meats, such as steak, but it also makes a surprisingly delicious fresh-tasting topping for roasted or smoked turkey.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups packed fresh parsley
  • 1 cup packed fresh cilantro
  • 4 green onions , cut crosswise in thirds
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil

Method

In food processor, pulse together parsley, cilantro, green onions, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and hot pepper flakes. With motor running, add oil in thin steady stream, blending until smooth and adding up to 1/4 cup water if needed to reach desired consistency. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 5 days.)

Makes about 2 cups.

Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp: about

  • Sodium 42 mg
  • Calories 49
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Potassium 58 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8
  • Vitamin C 18
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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