Spicy Chimichurri Sauce

I introduced this spicy herbal treat to you the other day on my Spicy Garlic Pulled Pork Tacos.

Thought you might like to know the recipe…














Similar to Pesto, this contains lots of garlic, herbs, and some oil.

But Chimichurri also contains one of my favorite ingredients, {which makes it loads different than pesto} vinegar. White Wine Vinegar to be exact.

This green condiment is perfect on grilled meats, or any meat for that matter. I have already used it on tacos, in a pork panini {I told you I love leftovers!}, and on some Shrimp Fajitas {double yum!}.

Chimichurri Sauce
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Spicy Chimichurri Sauce

Different from a pesto, it's the perfect condiment for meat and veggies!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 123 kcal
Author: Shawn


  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups parsley leaves
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup oregano
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp lemon rind
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Mince garlic in a food processor. Add remaining ingredients and pulse 8-10 times until chopped and combined. Store in an air-tight container.


Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1766IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 3mg
Keywords: chimichurri, parsley, Spicy, white wine vinegar
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Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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