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Chimichurri Sauce

A traditional Argentinian sauce served with barbecued meats. Perfect stirred into soups, spread on grilled cheese or tossed with pasta.
Keyword sauce, chimichurri, pasta, chimichrri sauce, Argentinian, barbecued meats, soups, spread, grilled cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Dani Meyer


  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup fresh oregano
  • ½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 tsp sweet red wine or add a bit of your favorite sweetener to offset flavors just slightly
  • juice of ½ lime
  • salt pepper and cayenne pepper to taste


  • 1. Combine all ingredients except seasoning to medium size food processor.
    2. Blend until finely chopped and well combined.
    3. Season to taste.
    4. Serve immediately or for better flavor allow to sit for 1-2 days.
    5. Stores extremely well (several weeks) in fridge and flavor continues to improve.