A dish of chimichurri - a green, herby Argentinian sauce


  • Author: Nina Mills
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: approx 225ml sauce 1x
  • Category: Condiments
  • Cuisine: Argentinian


Never heard of chimichurri? You know how people say awesomesauce? Chimichurri literally is THE awesome sauce. A perfect accompaniment to meat, chicken, eggs and vegetables.



  • 100g fresh flat-leaf parsley (no stems)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sugar – optional
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes


  1. Put parsley, garlic, salt and pepper into a food processor and blitz until finely chopped
  2. Add vinegar, then slowly pour olive oil into the food processor while it is running to combine well
  3. Taste and adjust seasonings (this is where you may want to add the sugar if it needs it)
  4. Transfer to a jar or airtight container and stir through the chilli flakes
  5. Refrigerate for 24 hours to allow the flavours to develop before serving


  1. Will keep for up to one week in the fridge in an airtight container

Keywords: green sauce, herb sauce, versatile sauce

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