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This classic Argentinian sauce is made for spooning over grilled meats (especially steak), but we also love it with scrambled eggs or roasted potatoes. The recipe comes from chef Michael Ollier, of Certified Angus Beef in Wooster, Ohio.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

14 mins
34 mins
20 mins
about 1 1/2 cups sauce, enough for 12 steaks


Classic Chimichurri Sauce


Instructions Checklist
  • Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Cover and process or blend until finely chopped, with just a few herb leaves still visible. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Before serving, let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature.)


Red Chimichurri Sauce

In a food processor or blender, combine 1/2 cup chopped cilantro; 1/2 cup chopped onion; 1/2 cup olive oil; 1/2 cup sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar; 3 cloves garlic, minced; 1 tablespoon smoked paprika; and 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Cover and process or blend until finely chopped. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator for up to one week. Before serving, let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature.Nutrition analysis per serving: same as above except 88 calories, 2% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 1 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 1g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 1g; vitamin a 277.7IU; vitamin c 4.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.1mg; folate 5.3mcg; sodium 85mg; potassium 31mg; calcium 9mg; iron 0.3mg.