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Cuban Chimichurri Recipe

Cuban Chimichurri Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.