Chimichurri is Argentina's national condiment and a requirement for the famous Argentine asado or barbecue. The recipe for chimichurri that follows is only one of many, but it is typical of those you will find in the Pampas. Some locals use it as a salad dressing as well. It can be served with any broiled or roasted meat or poultry.
1 cup (packed) fresh Italian parsley1/2 cup olive oil1/3 cup red wine vinegar1/4 cup (packed) fresh cilantro2 garlic cloves, peeled3/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon salt
Puree all ingredients in processor. Transfer to bowl. Can be made 2 hours ahead. Cover and let stand at room temperature.
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