• Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

    Make this Chimichurri Sauce Recipe whenever you want to brighten up the taste of any meat or veggie dish!

    Chimichurri Sauce Recipe | StupidEasyPaleo.com

    Chimichurri is a South American condiment that brings together several dimensions of flavor: It’s herbaceous, tangy, savory, and a little spicy.

    If you ask three different people exactly how to make chimichurri, you’re bound to get three distinct answers. Chimichurri has many variations! That’s helpful because it’s pretty easy to sub out the parsley for other fresh green herbs – cilantro is common – or the vinegar for some other acid.

    That means this is more of a template you can use to customize the Chimichurri Sauce to your liking. Want it spicier? Add more red pepper flakes, for example.

    Sometimes, you’ll see traditional chimichurri more like a blend of herbs sitting in a bowl of olive oil. However, I make my sauce more like a dressing by blending the oil in at the end.

    What can you use this Chimichurri Sauce recipe on, you may ask? Just about everything.

    Grilled Pork Belly with Chimichurri Recipe | stupideasypaleo.com

    Here it is paired with Grilled Pork Belly as a marinade.

    You can also:

    • Spoon it over any kind of grilled meat.
    • Drizzle it atop of roasted veggies.
    • Dress any egg dish with it.
    • Use it as a marinade.
    • Make it a dip for raw veggies.
    • Substitute it as a salad dressing.

    The possibilities are endless!

    Chimichurri Sauce

    Prep Time 10 mins
    Total Time 10 mins
    Serves ¾ cup



    1. Place the parsley, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt, red pepper, and vinegar into a food processor or blender. Pulse several times until the parsley and garlic are broken down into small pieces.
    2. Now turn on the food processor or blender and drizzle in the olive oil until just incorporated.
    3. Use immediately or keep tightly covered in the fridge for up to 3 days.


    0.0 rating
    Loading nutrition data...

    Pin this Chimichurri Sauce Recipe for later!

    Chimichurri Sauce | StupidEasyPaleo.com

    Share this article:

    Affiliate Disclosure

    Many of the links on this blog are affiliate links. Stupid Easy Paleo receives a small commission when certain items are purchased, but the price is the same for you. Stupid Easy Paleo, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    8 thoughts on “Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

    1. This sounds really yummy! Making it this week, soon as we do our weekly shop — cheers! -Michelle G 😉

    2. I love this sauce. It has been giving me life for the past 3 days. Makes my lunch a lot better. It’s up there with the tortilla recipe lol. THANKS!

    3. I was wondering if I could make this ahead and then freeze it in an ice cube tray, and remove them as needed?

    4. Hi,
      The first two times I made it, was perfect. This time it’s terribly bitter. What went wrong? I’ve looked online and some say it’s too much garlic, others EVOO is the mistake. Thoughts/recommendations?

      1. If you used a peppery extra virgin olive oil that’s probably the culprit. I would stick to a lighter tasting olive oil…you can find table blends that are milder…or something like avocado oil.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *