Cuban Chimichurri Recipe
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Cuban Chimichurri Recipe

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This fresh Cuban sauce wonderfully complements steak, but pour it over a burger, and your taste buds will thank you! —Elaine Sweet, Dallas, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1-1/4 cups packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3/4 cup packed fresh parsley sprigs
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Grilled steak

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 95 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place garlic in a small food processor; cover and chop. Add the cilantro, parsley, pepper flakes and pepper; cover and process until finely chopped.
  2. Add the vinegar, lime juice, soy sauce and lime peel. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Serve with steak. Yield: 1 cup.
Originally published as Cuban Chimichurri in Taste of Home June/July 2011, p50

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 95 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2014

Very good. My husband said that this is the best sauce I've ever made. It goes great with chicken too!

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Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

This recipe blew me away with flavor! It was awesome! I tried this on grilled steak and the next day on chicken. It was great on both. I used regular balsamic vinegar and gluten free soy sauce due to ingredients I had available. My husband joked he could drink the sauce it was that good! We will be making this again and soon.

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

awesome flavor!

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

Holy flavor!!! This is amazing on flank steak tacos. -Lesleigh Baden

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2011

So delicious! I like to mix with fat free sour cream & put on everything. This is a great low calorie flavor enhancer for people watching calories. Using dark balsamic still gave it an awesome flavor. Haven't tried with the white vinegar.

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