The perfect chimichurri

The perfect chimichurri


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About this recipe: Chimichurri is a green sauce (similar to salsa verde), which originates from Argentina and Uruguay. It's used as a seasoning and marinade for barbecued meat. This version is absolutely perfect, my husband is Argentinian and he absolutely fell in love with this.


Serves: 6 

  • 100g flat leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • 250ml olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Place the parsley, olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, cumin, salt, garlic, Tabasco, chillies and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until the parsley has been coarsely chopped with some texture. Serve as a seasoning or a marinade for grilled meat.

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