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Get Cookin’ RV Style: Chimichurri Sauce


Looking to add bright flavor while BBQing this summer? Our chimichurri sauce is ideal for the vanlifer who likes fresh, bold flavors and wants to add a little kick to their next tailgating party. For all the details on this simple and delicious recipe, check out our video below.

This recipe is part of RecVan’s YouTube cooking series: Get Cookin’ RV Style. Each road recipe in this series has a short cooking video hosted by an engaging guest chef, who gives you a deeper look at how to make the recipe. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for notifications when each new recipe is released.

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Ingredients for One Batch (1.5 cups / 8-12 servings):

• 1 cup Fresh Italian Parsley, packed (about 1 bunch)
• ¼ cup Fresh Cilantro, packed (about ½ a bunch)
• 2 cloves Garlic, peeled and smashed
• ¾ tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
• ½ tsp Ground Cumin Seed
• ½ tsp Salt (preferably kosher, pink Himalayan or sea salt)
• ¼ cup Red Wine Vinegar
• ¾ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Instructions (step-by-step):

1. Add the parsley the cilantro, garlic cloves, crushed red pepper flakes, ground cumin seed, salt, red wine vinegar, and extra virgin olive oil to a blender or food processor.
2. Pulse until everything is roughly chopped and combined.
3. Thin with a little water if necessary.
4. Transfer the sauce to a small bowl, cover it, and refrigerate it until you start cooking the meat. It’s best served room temperature and can be made one day ahead.

Storage: Stores in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Start-to-Finish Time:  15 – 30 minutes

Cooking Tools Needed:

• Cutting board
• Kitchen knives
• Measuring cup set
• Measuring spoon set
• Blender or food processor
• Spatula (to help remove the sauce from the blender/processor)
• Small bowl with covering

Nutrition Facts:

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