Chimichurri Sauce

Cat Cora Cooks for President Obama, Greek PM at White House

Cat Cora to cook for the Greek Prime Minister at the White House
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

You can find this recipe and others in Cat Cora's cookbooks "Cooking From the Hip," "Cat Cora's Kitchen" and soon-to-be-released "Classics With a Twist."

Read more about President Obama's dinner with Greek Prime Minister Papandreou.


  • 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 fresh ancho chile, with seeds, coarsely chopped
  • 1 fresh Serrano chile, with seeds, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tbs salt
  • 3/4 cup finely minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup finely minced fresh oregano
  • 1/4 cup minced basil
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine the garlic, bay leaves, ancho, jalapeno and salt with a small amount of vinegar and water in a blender until a smooth sauce has formed. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add the parsley, oregano and basil. Whisk in the vinegar and olive oil until well combined. Set aside.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: garlic, ancho chile, serrano chile

    Course: Sauces and marinades

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