Argentinean Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Makes: 1 1/2 cups

A zesty herb sauce from South America that’s fantastic with grilled meat.

  1. In a blender, combine 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, the juice of 1 lemon, 1/2 cup minced red onion, 1 tablespoon hot paprika, 1 tablespoon crushed garlic, 1 teaspoon finely ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon ground bay leaf, and salt to taste. Pour in 6 tablespoons olive oil and blend again. Add the leaves from 1 large bunch Italian parsley and 2 tablespoons fresh (or 2 teaspoons dried) oregano and blend again, until bright green and smooth.
  2. Spoon the sauce over grilled meat and serve extra on the side.

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