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Chimichurri Sauce with Moringa


MAKES: 1 cup



1 cup Italian flat leaf parsley

6 cloves garlic, peeled & minced

¼ cup yellow onion, minced

1 tsp Kosher salt

½ tsp black pepper

1 Tbsp red wine vinegar

1-2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

¼ tsp red pepper flakes

3 Tbsp fresh oregano leaves

1 tsp moringa powder

2/3 cup olive oil




  1. Put all the ingredients EXCEPT the olive oil in a food processor or blender.
  2. Blend, scraping down the sides as needed, until chopped but not completely smooth.
  3. Add olive oil to the food processor and continue blending until oil is incorporated. Retain some texture; DO NOT blend until completely smooth.
  4. Add additional red pepper, salt or red wine to taste.
  5. Serve as a sauce or marinade.

Recipe created by:

Gail Feenstra, UC SAREP

Adapted from recipes by Georgeanne Brennan and Ann Evans for the Yolo Farm to School Specialty Crop Block grant