This avocado chimichurri is the easiest sauce to add tons of flavor to a variety of dishes! It’s made with cilantro, garlic, oregano, parsley, avocado, red wine vinegar, and avocado oil.

A cup of avocado chimichurri sauce.

What is chimichurri made of?

Traditional chimichurri is a rich and flavorful herb sauce that’s made with parsley, oregano, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.

This traditional recipe is incredibly delicious on its own, but this avocado forward version is a slight reimagination on the classic that features an extra layer of creaminess and more healthy fats!

Is chimichurri good for you?

“Healthy” is always subjective, but considering that chimichurri is made with lots of fresh herbs and healthy fats, I always feel incredibly nourished when I eat it!

The Ingredients for Avocado Chimichurri

  • Avocado. Adds delicious creaminess and healthy fats to the traditional chimichurri flavors.
  • Flat-Leaf Parsley and Fresh Cilantro. The fresh herbs bring so much great flavor to the sauce!
  • Dried Oregano, Salt, and Clack Pepper. You can omit pepper for AIP.
  • Garlic Cloves.
  • Olive Oil.
  • Lemon.
  • Red Wine Vinegar.

A bunch of cilantro.

How to make Avocado Chimichurri

  • Add all of the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until fully combined.

All of the ingredients for avocado chimichurri in a blender.

  • Season further to taste and serve fresh over steak or fish.

What do you serve with Avocado Chimichurri?

  • Steak like NY strip, skirt steak, etc.
  • Fish or shellfish like shrimp
  • Roasted vegetables

How do you keep chimichurri fresh in the fridge?

The best way to keep this recipe fresh longer is to keep it in an airtight container. If you notice any browning, add a bit of lemon or lime juice.

Can you freeze chimichurri?

Technically, yes you can! I suggest freezing it in silicone ice cube trays for proper portions so none goes to waste.

A spoonful of avocado chimichurri sauce.

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Avocado Chimichurri

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Units Scale
  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar


  1. Add all of the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until fully combined.
  2. Season further to taste with salt as desired, and add about 1-2 tbsp of more olive oil if a thinner sauce is desired.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days and serve over steak, beef or fish.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: No Cook


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 266
  • Fat: 27.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.7g
  • Fiber: 4.6g
  • Protein: 1.7g

Keywords: avocado chimichurri