Avocado Chimichurri

Inspired by chimichurri, a classic Argentinean herb sauce for grilled meats, this chunky avocado salsa is seasoned with lots of parsley and oregano. Slideshow:  More Avocado Recipes 

Avocado Chimichurri
Inspired by chimichurri, a classic Argentinean herb sauce for grilled meats, this chunky avocado salsa is seasoned with lots of parsley and oregano. Like a classic chimichurri, this avocado mixture would be incredible on top of skirt steak. We would also be very happy eating it on a grilled chicken sandwich. Photo: © Con Poulos
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 1/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • Kosher salt

  • 1 cup finely chopped parsley

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped oregano

  • 1 Hass avocado—peeled, pitted and diced

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lime juice, garlic and a pinch of salt. Stir in the parsley and oregano and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Fold in the avocado and season with salt.

Make Ahead

The chimichurri can be refrigerated for up to 4 hours.

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