Fresh Chimichurri Sauce (Keto & Whole30 Diet Friendly)

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Author Notes

Fresh herbaceous Chimichurri Sauce! Perfect for beef, salmon, or chicken. A variety of green herbs, Serrano peppers, olive oil, and red wine vinegar are blended together with fantastic results. Keto Diet friendly! —Jessie @Straight to the Hips, Baby

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • 2 large shallots, peeled & sliced thinly
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, washed & dried
  • 1 cup fresh Italian parsley leaves, washed & dried
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves (about 6 sprigs) washed & dried
  • 6 cloves of fresh garlic, peeled & smashed
  • 2 Fresno chili peppers, washed & seeded
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste
In This Recipe
  1. After preparing your green herbs, peppers, garlic, and shallot, add to the bowl of a large food processor.
  2. Combine the red wine vinegar with the vegetables and pulse a few times to just break down the ingredients.
  3. Next, add the olive oil and blitz the sauce until thoroughly chopped. You’ll know when you’re at the right consistency when the mixture looks like a finely chopped salsa.
  4. Taste, and season with salt & pepper.
  5. Transfer the sauce to a large glass bowl and allow it to sit at room temperature for 30 mins before serving. This resting time allows the flavors to meld.
  6. Refrigerate any remaining sauce and use with in 3-5 days.

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