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Chimichurri Sauce

Traditionally served with empanadas, this sauce can also be used as a marinade for tofu or portabello mushrooms, a dipping sauce for bread, or as a flavorful drizzle over grilled vegetables.

Makes about 1-1/4 cups

What you need:

  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons red onion or shallot, diced
  • 3/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2/3 cup olive oil

What you do:

  1. In a food processor, combine the garlic and onion and pulse until chopped. Add the parsley, marjoram, salt, and pepper and pulse until minced. Add the lemon juice, vinegar, and oil and process until blended. Transfer to a bowl and set aside until ready to use.