Chimichurri is a thick and flavorful herb sauce. Fresh basil and marjoram stand in for traditional parsley in this version of the Argentine favorite.

Jeanne Kelley
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2006

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and 3 tablespoons sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in juice, vinegar, and red pepper. Cool. Combine shallot mixture, arugula, basil, and marjoram in a small bowl. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Set aside.

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  • Prepare grill.

  • Combine paprika, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Rub paprika mixture over steak. Place steak on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Spoon sauce down center of slices, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

218 calories; calories from fat 41%; fat 9.9g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 6.8g; fiber 0.7g; cholesterol 42mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 496mg; calcium 51mg.
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