Cilantro Chimichurri Recipe

Cilantro chimichurri is a vibrant and flavorful sauce originating from Argentina. Made with fresh cilantro, garlic, red wine vinegar, olive oil, and spices, this sauce is perfect for adding a burst of freshness to grilled meats, vegetables, or even as a marinade. The cilantro adds a bright and herbaceous flavor, while the garlic and spices provide a hint of heat and complexity. Whether used as a dipping sauce or a marinade, cilantro chimichurri is a versatile and delicious addition to any dish.

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Ingredients for Cilantro Chimichurri Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro Leaves
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • 0.13 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.13 cup Olive Oil

Directions: Cilantro Chimichurri Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a food processor, combine cilantro, garlic, red wine vinegar, and spices.
  • STEP 2.Pulse until the mixture is finely chopped.
  • STEP 3.Slowly drizzle in olive oil while the food processor is running until the sauce is well combined.
  • STEP 4.Transfer the chimichurri to a jar or container and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 5.Serve as a dipping sauce or marinade for grilled meats, vegetables, or as a topping for tacos or sandwiches.

Cooking Tips

  • For a milder flavor, remove the seeds from the chili pepper before adding it to the sauce.
  • Adjust the amount of garlic and spices according to your taste preferences.
  • If you don't have a food processor, you can finely chop the ingredients by hand and mix them together in a bowl.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the cilantro chimichurri in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  • Before serving, let the sauce come to room temperature to enhance the flavors.
  • Serve the chimichurri alongside grilled meats, roasted vegetables, or use it as a marinade for chicken, steak, or seafood.
Nutrition
value
480
calories per serving
49 g Fat4 g Protein8 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    49g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    49g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    233mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    2588mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    113mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    64mg
  • Vitamin E
    8mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    74mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    67mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp