14 Chimichurri Recipes To Spice Up Your Dinner
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Mastering flavorful sauces is the easiest way to add some oomph to your usual dinners. You’re probably familiar with pesto, an Italian sauce that can be made with all sorts of fresh herbs, and then used to make your meals shine. Homemade vinaigrettes and dressings deliver extra flavor to everything from beet salads to fried chicken. But you should also add Argentinean chimichurri to your repertoire — it’s a vinegary sauce made from herbs including parsley, oregano, and cilantro, and bold ingredients like garlic and red chili peppers. Try out these 14 chimichurri recipes to erase boring meals from your menu.
Enjoy this delicious skirt steak that gives each mouthful the right amount of bite. (via Half-Baked Harvest)
Dive into this delicious chimichurri recipe that will satisfy all of your cravings. (via Half-Baked Harvest)
Salads don’t have to be a side dish. Add some extras, like a flavorful sauce and a handful of fresh herbs to make them a star entree. (via A Spicy Perspective)
These lamb chops are deliciously rich, which is why it’s great when paired with a zesty chimichurri sauce. (via A Spicy Perspective)
Cauliflower is even better when it’s loaded with mouth-watering chimichurri. (via Feel Good Foodie)
The key to making great shellfish food is using bold ingredients, like chimichurri. (via Half-Baked Harvest)
Juicy chicken and potatoes is always a delightful pairing. Along with roasted pepper and chimichurri, this meal is a a perfect dinner recipe. (via The Girl on Bloor)
Flecked with herbs and garlic, this potato salad is the perfect side dish for warm weather dining. (via Salt and Lavender)
Quick-cooking scallops is a great weeknight option. Instead of making scallops wrapped in bacon, switch up the flavors and try this recipe instead. (via most hungry)
Spice up your favorite bowls with a fresh-tasting kick thanks to a generous drizzle of chimichurri sauce. (via Cozy Cravings)
Once you learn to make a classic chimichurri sauce, you’ll have a secret ingredient on hand that can the best surf and turf meal. (via Half-Baked Harvest)
You can’t go wrong with a classic! Serve these delicious smashed potatoes paired with creamy chimichurri. (via Two Spoons)
This ramen has everything you want in a meal. There’s plenty of protein, lots of fresh veggies and a dressing you’ll want to drink straight from the bottle. (via Chef Bai)
Chimichurri is anything but boring in this recipe. This pesto-adjacent is saturated with flavor and will make any meal pop.. (via Two Spoons)
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