Like most of my recipes, this stemmed from a need to use up ingredients in my fridge.  Anytime I buy herbs I always have leftovers because they’re usually used in such small quantities.

This is the perfect recipe to use up the bulk of your extra greens/herbs.  It’s so simple and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare.  I swear I would put this sauce on everything!

I first used it on top of steak in my paleo steak tacos (pictured), but I also love it on chicken, fish, eggs, salads…everything!


Chimichurri Sauce


4 cups parsley leaves

1 cup mint leaves

4 cloves garlic

½ medium red onion (roughly chopped)

zest of 1 lemon

1 cup olive oil

4 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

½ tsp red pepper flakes

pinch of salt to taste


  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor
  2. Blend until everything is smooth
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessar