Add basil to classic chimichurri for more complex flavor that will have dinner guests asking for your secret ingredient. Add this chimichurri recipe to just about any protein of your choosing.

Elaine Johnson
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a food processor process 1/2 cup olive oil, 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar, 2 cloves garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Add 1 3/4 cups packed fresh basil, 1/4 cup each packed fresh cilantro, Italian parsley, cilantro, and chopped shallot; process. Chill up to 5 days.


Nutrition Facts

64 calories; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 89 mg sodium. 31 mg potassium; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 367 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 6 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 12 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;