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Green onion chimichurri in a bowl with green onions on the side.
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Grilled Green Onion Chimichurri - A Healthy Steak Sauce

A recipe for a light, healthy, charred green onion chimichurri sauce. Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and perfect with steak, pork chops, chicken or grilled veggies.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 186kcal
Cost $7/ 5€


  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1 bunch flat leaf parsley
  • 1 bunch oregano
  • ½ clove garlic small clove
  • 80 g olive oil (¾ cup)
  • 1 whole chilli pepper
  • 15 g red wine vinegar (1 tbsp) or lime juice
  • 2 pc ice cubes
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash all the herbs in cold water and dry.
    Remove the stems from the green onions and discard them.
    Removing the stems from the green onions.
  • Lightly brush the chilli and green onions with a little vegetable oil. Season well with salt.
    Seasoning the green onions with oil and salt.
  • Grill the green onions and chilli over high heat until nicely charred but not too much (about 3-5 mins).
    Grilling the green onions and chilli.
  • Let them cool on a tray for 5 minutes.
    The green onions and chili cooling on a tray.
  • Blitz everything in the blender until a sauce is formed. Add salt to your liking.
    If preparing this sauce for later, leave the red wine vinegar out until you are ready to serve.
    Blitzing the sauce in the vitamix.
  • Serve the sauce at room temperature. If it's too thick, add a splash of cold water or more olive oil.
    Green onion chimichurri in a bowl on a spoon.


The red wine vinegar will discolour the sauce quickly so only add it when you're ready to eat the sauce. If you are making the sauce ahead of time, you can mix everything except the red wine vinegar and add this right before serving.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1267IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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