Fresh chimichurri sauce in a white bowl with spoon.

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: About 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: Argentinian


Add fresh, tangy flavor to a variety of dishes with this easy homemade Chimichurri Sauce. 


  • 1/2 cup firmly packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh oregano leaves (optional)
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 6 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. To a blender or food processor add parsley, oregano (if using), garlic, olive oil, vinegar, salt, and red pepper flakes (if using).
  2. Cover blender/processor and pulse 4 to 5 times or until desired consistency.
  3. Use immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 3 days.

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