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cilantro lime chimichurri sauce

Cilantro Lime Chimichurri Sauce

The Herbeevore
This cilantro lime chimichurri sauce is a bright, bold, flavorful sauce that is delicious to enjoy for your next taco night! A fun twist on a classic condiment. 
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 84 kcal


  • 2 bunches cilantro leaves and stems
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 cup water optional if sauce is too thick


  • Roughly chop the cilantro, garlic cloves, and parsley. Add to a high speed blender with the rest of the ingredients: Olive oil, lime juice, vinegar, oregano, red pepper flakes.
  • Blend on high speed for 1 minute until a thick sauce forms. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time if the sauce is too thick or if the blender seizes up.
  • Once blended, top sauce on tacos, burritos, rice, etc.


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Calories: 84kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 24mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 194IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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