Chimichurri sauce is a simple concoction of fresh herbs and garlic. It's a cross between a sauce and a condiment. Traditionally, chimichurri is served with grilled meats as part of the Argentinian asado (or barbecue). It is absolutely delicious with grilled steaks and grilled chorizo sausage. There are other uses for this distinctive garlicky sauce. It makes a fantastic marinade for chicken, pork, or vegetables. It can be easily converted into a salad dressing with the addition of oil and vinegar, can be turned into a tasty dip, and is excellent drizzled over cheese. The possibilities are endless, as demonstrated by this collection of recipes featuring chimichurri sauce in a wide variety of forms and formats.
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This chimichurri roasted potatoes recipe couldn't be any simpler. Just toss some potato wedges with chimichurri sauce and throw them in the oven. You'll have delicious roasted potatoes in no time. They are a perfect accompaniment to a piece of grilled meat or seafood. For added flavor, you can dip the wedges into chimichurri sauce or homemade chimichurri dip at the table.
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Since chimichurri sauce is made with lots of garlic, it makes a quick and easy topping for garlic bread. This delicious side will bring lots of garlicky flavor to any meal. If you have leftovers, use this chimichurri garlic bread for a sandwich or panini or cut it up and toast for croutons.
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This creamy chimichurri dip has lots of garlic flavor and is great with vegetables, chips, or on sandwiches. Keep this dip in mind as a simple way to use up any leftover chimichurri sauce.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Chimichurri sauce turns ordinary potato salad into the perfect side dish for grilled foods. This is an easy make-ahead chimichurri potato salad that will be welcome at any summer barbeque or outdoor party.