Cooking at Home - Argentinean Chimichurri Sauce

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Published Wednesday, January 27, 2021


PICT RECIPE Argentinean Chimichurri Sauce - USDA
Argentinean Chimichurri Sauce. Courtesy USDA

Makes:12 servings

Add some South American flair to your meal with this flavorful sauce, which can be used on meat, fish, or vegetables as a marinade or poured over your finished product. 


  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsely (lightly packed and chopped without the stalks)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppercorn (freshly ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon oregano (dried)
  • 2 tablespoons green onion (minced)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh)
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and pulse until well chopped, but not pureed. 
  2. Spoon the sauce over grilled meats, poultry, seafood, or vegetables. This sauce can also be used as a marinade.

Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Delicious Heart-Healthy Latino Recipes/Platillos latinos sabrosos y saludables

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3 Tablespoons (40g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


0 mg


29 mg


1 g

Dietary Fiber

0 g

Total Sugars

0 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


0 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


15 mg


1 mg


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