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.




  • 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, (1 g saturated fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 5 g monounsaturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 0 g protein.