Curtis Stone's avocado chimichurri


Curtis Stone's avocado chimichurri

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Chimichurri is a favourite Argentinian sauce made of chopped parsley, cilantro, garlic, vinegar, and oil. For this version, cubes of avocado are folded into the sauce.


  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 firm but ripe avocados , halved, pitted, peeled and cubed


  • IN a small bowl, stir the lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, oregano, and black pepper together.
  • WHISK in the oil to blend, then stir in cilantro and parsley. Gently fold in the avocados.

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