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Chimichurri Recipe

Chimichurri Recipe

Chimichurri is a much-loved South American dish that can be used as a sauce or marinade that is ideal for grilled meat. It is a delightful combination of parsley, garlic, vinegar, and oil.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Marinade, Sauce
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 cup firmly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley, trimmed of thick stems
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves (can substitute 2 teaspoons dried oregano)
  • cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ pcs red pepper in flakes


  • Dice the parsley, be sure to remove the long stems as the stems don't blend as well.
  • Add the parsley, garlic, and oregano in a food processor or high-powered blender and blend into a fine mixture.
  • Mix in the olive oil, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes. Blend together until mixture is fairly smooth.
  • Salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature if using as a dip.
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