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Cilantro Chimichurri

Cilantro Chimichurri

Chimichurri, a Central-American version of pesto adds fresh and zippy flavor to grilled steak or chicken.

Chimichurri has as many renditions as there are cooks. Use it as a marinade, basting sauce or condiment for grilled steak or chicken.

5 min Prep: 5 min
Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (10)

  • 6 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 cup Cilantro Leaves
  • 1 cup Chopped Flat Leaf Parsley
  • ½ cup Chopped White Onion
  • 2 T White Wine Vinegar
  • ½ tsp Dried Oregano
  • ½ tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
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Directions

  1. Place garlic in food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add cilantro, parsley, onion, vinegar, oregano and pepper flakes. Add olive oil in a thin stream and process until smooth. Add salt and pepper. Refrigerate, covered, up to 1 week. Makes 1 cup.