This simple, scrumptious chimichurri sauce made mostly of parsley, garlic, and olive oil tastes amazingly fresh and pairs with red meat, fish, and chicken oh-so-beautifully!

Chimichurri Sauce


  • 1 large bunch parsley
  • 4 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 stems fresh oregano, leaves only
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Place parsley (stems and all), garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, and salt in a food processor and pulse until the mixture is finely ground. Add red wine vinegar and pulse briefly to mix.
  2. Scrape the mixture into a bowl and pour over olive oil. Let sit at least 20 minutes, then serve.


This chimichurri sauce may be made up to one day ahead.