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A healthy, vibrant green dressing with zest! Chimichurri is a piquant sauce or marinade (in South American and Mexican cooking)

Chimichurri Dressing

A healthy, vibrant green dressing with zest!
Chimichurri is a piquant sauce or marinade (in South American and Mexican cooking) ~
I’ve used the ingredients and created this dressing.

Salad Wedge with Chimichurri Dressing, Feta, Radishes and Pepitas

A healthy, vibrant green dressing with zest! Chimichurri is a piquant sauce or marinade (in South American and Mexican cooking)

Ingredients

1 ½ cups fresh parsley leaves, washed and dried (thins stems ok)

½ cup scallion, cleaned, 1″ lengths

2 medium fresh garlic clove, peeled

¼ teaspoon hot chile flakes

1 teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon sea salt

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided

6 low fat greek style yogurt

Instructions

1

Place the first 7 ingredients in the carafe of a blender. Add half of the extra virgin olive oil – 2 T.
Start on very low speed to blend, and slowly move to medium speed until the dressing is slightly pureed.
Add the 6 T. yogurt, and blend until almost smooth. With the motor running, drizzle in the remaining 2 T. of olive oil
Refrigerate the dressing in an airtight glass container for up to two weeks.

2

This is a thick dressing. If you would like to thin bit, add a T. of water or oil.

3

Serve with my: Salad Wedge with Chimichurri Dressing, Feta, Radishes and Pepitas (see recipe.)

This recipe may not be reproduced without the consent of its author, Karen Sheer.

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