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Chimichurri Sauce in a serving dish

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe (Quick & Easy)

Chimichurri is going to be your new favorite go-to sauce to slather all over beef (or any meat to be honest!). This Argentinian, pesto-like sauce is the perfect blend of herbs and spices. 
Course Appetizer, Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 84kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 batch of Italian parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes (optional for extra spice)
  • 1 jalapeno (optional for extra spice)
  • 4 scallions (just the green part)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves


  • Prepare all ingredients for the chimichurri sauce. Only use the green part of the scallions. Cut off the hard stems of the parsley.
    ingredients for Chimichurri Sauce
  • Place all of the ingredients into the blender. Optionally, omit the jalapeno and red pepper flakes for a more mild flavor.
    Chimichurri Sauce being blended
  • Blend everything together until the sauce becomes smooth in texture.
    Chimichurri Sauce ingredients in the blender
  • Keep it refrigerated until you're ready to serve.
    Chimichurri Sauce in a blender


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 98IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg