Cuban Chimichurri

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


1 cup

Updated: Jul. 05, 2023
This fresh Cuban sauce wonderfully complements steak, but pour it over a burger, and your taste buds will thank you! —Elaine Sweet, Dallas, Texas
Cuban Chimichurri Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 zest
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Grilled steak


  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 zest. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Serve with steak.

Nutrition Facts

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