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15 Ways to Use Chimichurri Sauce

by Kristen

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Chimichurri is a vibrant and tangy Argentinian sauce made with olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, and fresh herbs.   Chimichurri is pure magic. These simple ingredients will create a fantastic sauce and will liven up a variety of dishes.  Traditionally, chimichurri sauce has been served with beef, but chimichurri sauce tastes impressive with various meals.  Your family will enjoy these 15 recipes that include chimichurri sauce. 

What is Chimichurri Sauce?

Chimichurri sauce is made with olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, fresh herbs, and spices.  This uncooked condiment can be used as a marinade, dipping sauce, or condiment.

How do you make Chimichurri Sauce?

In your food processor, add

1/2 cup olive oil

Two tablespoons of Red Wine Vinegar

1 cup of flat-leaf parsley

Two tablespoons of oregano

One teaspoon minced garlic

One dash of red pepper

One dash of salt

pulse all of the ingredients in your food processor until blended. 

If you don’t have fresh herbs handy, you can purchase this chimichurri sauce mix. Or you can purchase bottled chimichurri sauce. 

How Do you Store Chimichurri Sauce?

You can store chimichurri sauce in the fridge for 3-4 days or in an ice cube container in the freezer.

Traditionally, chimichurri sauce is served with beef, but it tastes delicious in a variety of meals.  Here are fifteen ways to use chimichurri sauce

15 ways to use Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Cobb Salad

Chimichurri Chicken Sliders 

Chimichurri Cucumber Salad

Chimichurri Brazilian Pizza

Orzo Salad with Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Tomatoes


Chimichurri Pork Carnitas 

Chimichurri Chicken and Rice Soup

Chimichurri Loaded Fries


Chimichurri Chicken

Chimichurri Potato Salad 

Chimichurri Hummus

Chimichurri Scrambled Eggs

Chimichurri Chicken Wrap 

Chimichurri Pork Chops




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