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a white bowl filled with mint chimichurri sauce with a golden spoon dipped in the center

Mint Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2/3 cup 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Full of health benefits, this Mint Chimichurri Sauce recipe comes together in minutes and adds refreshing flavor to all your favorite meals!


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  • 1 1/2 cups (1 bunch) flat leaf parsley, torn
  • 1 cup mint leaves with the stem
  • 2 teaspoons serrano or jalapeno pepper (1/2 a pepper with or without the seeds) (*See notes)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 Tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste



For an extra spicy sauce, include a few seeds from the pepper.

The finished cause will be thick with pieces of fresh herbs still in it. For a thinner consistency, add more oil.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: n/a
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: latin


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 83
  • Sugar: 1.6 g
  • Sodium: 6.7 mg
  • Fat: 8.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3 g
  • Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: sauce, mint, chimichurri, condiment, marinade