finely chopped herbs with lime juice and vinegar in glass jar
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5 from 6 votes

Oil Free Chimichurri Sauce

A Latin classic with a twist. This chimichurri pairs perfectly with your favourite grilled foods, without any oil for a low calorie, delicious choice.
Prep Time5 mins
Resting Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Latin
Keyword: gluten free, nut free, oil free, sugar free, vegan
Servings: 8 Servings (makes approx 1 cup)
Calories: 9kcal
Author: Rosa



  • 1 cup parsley packed (thick stems removed)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro packed (thick stems removed)
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar


  • Add all the ingredients, except the lime juice and the vinegar to your food processor. Process until finely chopped.
  • Then transfer the herbs to a bowl and add the lime juice and vinegar and stir. Let rest for 1 hour to allow flavours to blend well and serve with your favourite grilled foods.


You may sub the cilantro with more parsley if preferred.


Serving: 2Tbsp | Calories: 9kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 59mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.6mg