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Green chimichurri in a white bowl ready to serve.

Chimichurri Sauce

This easy to make Argentinean chimichurri sauce is a great accompaniment to red meats like steak and lamb and it takes minutes to make at home in a blender.
Course Condiment
Cuisine South American
Keyword Argentinean chimichurri sauce, blender chimichurri sauce, how to make chimichurri, sauce for steak
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 171kcal
Author Tanya


  • 1 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • teaspoon black pepper


  • Finely chop parsley, cilantro, and garlic cloves or add these ingredients to a mini food processor until finely chopped. Add to a medium-sized bowl.
  • Add extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, red chili flakes, and black pepper and stir to combine. Serve and enjoy.



  • Chimichurri sauce is on lamb and steaks.
  • It's quick and easy to make this sauce in a food processor, but you can easily finely chop everything by hand if you prefer.
  • Make sure your herbs are super fresh for the best flavor.
  • Use extra virgin olive oil rather than regular or light for this recipe.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1436IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg