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Prepared homemade chimichurri on a spoon.

Homemade Chimichurri

This easy and versatile Homemade Chimichurri recipe will become your new best friend in the kitchen. A simple blend of parsley, garlic, vinegar and spices creates an awesome condiment for many dishes and meals.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 c. Fresh parsley
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 c. Olive oil
  • 1/4 c. White wine vinegar
  • 2 t. Oregano
  • 1 1/2 t. Sea salt (medium coarseness, if available)
  • 1/2 t. Crushed red pepper flakes


By Hand:

  • Coarsely chop parsley and finely mince garlic. Place both in a bowl and stir in remaining ingredients until well combined.

In a Food Processor:

  • Place parsley and garlic in the bowl of a food processor and process for 15 - 30 seconds, depending on your desired coarseness. Add remaining ingredients and process another 15 seconds to combine.


  • This is a great recipe to make in advance. The flavors will mature as it sits in the refrigerator. The finished chimichurri will keep in the refrigerator for 5 days or it can be frozen for longer storage.
  • Experiment with different types of vinegar to slightly alter the flavor.
Keyword chimichurri