Chimichurri is a popular uncooked sauce from South America. The green colored sauce originally originated in Argentina but has become popular all around the world. Another version of the sauce is red in color. The green version is more commonly used so when people talk about Chimichurri, they’re generally referring to the green one.
Chimichurri is very widely consumed in Argentina and Uruguay. It’s also used in other parts of South America.
The red version of Chimichurri is prepared in the same way, but require the addition of tomatoes and red bell pepper as well.
Chimichurri may be applied to meat during cooking to keep it moist.
It’s also used as a table condiment with meat and vegetable dishes such as cooked beef, chicken and fish.
The sauce is often used with grilled meat in cooking and as a side condiment.
Chimichurri is made up of parsley, garlic, olive oil, oregano and red wine vinegar.
Chopped parsley, minced garlic, olive oil, oregano, and red wine vinegar are mixed together and blended in a food processor.
2 tablespoons of Chimichurri contain about:
- 51 Calories
- 5 g Fat
- 1 g Fiber
- 1 g Carbohydrates
- 1 g Pprotein
- 23 µg Folate
- 1,310 IU Vitamin A
- 20 mg Vitamin C
- 23 mg Calcium
- 1 mg Iron
- 149 mg Sodium
- 89 mg Potassium