Modernized Chimichurri Sauce

November 1st, 2009 § 0 comments

Chimichurri sauce is a popular sauce originating from Argentina and widely celebrated in various forms throughout Latin America. Chimichurri is a fresh herb sauce that uses parsley as its main herb and vinegar as its main dressing; there are also many variations along the way. We believe the most authentic variation is actually a derivative of Italian pesto and includes garlic, parsley, onion, salt and pepper, lemon juice and zest, and olive oil and vinegar for a bite. Here are two versions we think are authentic yet modern and extremely tasty on steak or Argentine chorizo sausages!

INGREDIENTS

1 c chopped parsley
½ c chopped chives
½ c chopped tarragon
½ cup chopped garlic
1 T fresh grated horseradish
½ c red wine vinegar
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 T salt and pepper
Mix well and refrigerate.

PREPARATION

When making Chimichurri sauce, combine all ingredients in a bowl and let stand for thirty minutes before serving.

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