I’ve noticed a ton of recipes lately for Chimichurri and others that have it as an ingredient. So today we’ll let you know exactly what is (if you’re wondering) and we’ll use it to make a chimichurri white Bean Dip. What is chimichurri? Chimichurri is sauce popular in Argentina and South America and is a similar idea to pesto. The main herb in chimichurri, however, is not basil, it’s parsley. The other big difference is that there is no cheese or pine nuts, so it is vegan and gluten free. I have seen many debates about whether chimichurri should contain other herbs like cilantro and oregano (which we are using in this white bean dip recipe). I’m guessing it’s similar to the debate about pesto being something other than the traditional basil. Either way, it’s delicious. This spring, we have tons of oregano, parley, and cilantro in the garden. I love that our oregano and parsley basically last all winter, and since I let the cilantro and parsley flower and seed in the fall, tons of new plants of both herbs started growing as soon as the weather warmed up this spring. We have been using the oregano in our […]
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