Parsley, raw garlic, raw onions and red pepper are some of the most highly anti inflammatory foods that you can put in your body, helping to reduce overall inflammation. Parsley has also been shown to neutralize carcinogens in the body, reduce the formation of tumors, and prevent cell damage. Super high in vitamin k, and vitamin c; it’s also a great source of vitamin a, folate and iron.
Chimichurri Verde Sauce
- 2 cups chopped Italian flat leaf parsley , stems and leaves separated
- 1/2 medium yellow onion , roughly chopped
- 6 cloves garlic , peeled
- 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup apple cider or red wine vinegar
- 1 cup olive oil
Add parsley stems, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, vinegar and 1/2 cup olive oil to food processor. Pulse until smooth.
In a medium bowl, add pureed mixture to the chopped parsley leaves.
Stir in remaining 1/2 cup olive oil.
Serve immediately, or refrigerate for later.