Avocado Chimichurri Chip Dip is a zesty and unusual dip that’s sure to be a hit at your next party!
Are you familiar with chimichurri?
This zesty sauce is often found on grilled meats, eggs, vegetables, or bread. Once you try it you really can’t stop because it takes pretty much anything to the next level.
Since it tastes so amazing, I went looking for an excuse to eat it all by itself. Enter Avocado Chimichurri Chip Dip.
This dip is everything you love about chimichurri blended with creamy avocado and enjoyed with your favorite chips (affiliate link –> or my favorite chips, if we’re being honest and you want to do it right). The raw garlic, shallot, and red pepper flakes give a little heat while the fresh herbs and lemon juice make everything bright.
I’m obsessed with this avocado chimichurri chip dip as is (it’s naturally vegan and gluten-free!), but there are so many great ways to customize it!
- Spread on top of grilled salmon, chicken, or steak
- Toss with stir fried tofu and veggies
- Double the shallot and crushed red pepper flakes for a really spicy bite
- Use as a topping on tacos
- Thin out with a little extra oil and use as a salad dressing
- Spread on toast and top with feta cheese for a light lunch
- Skip the food processor and just chop all the ingredients for a chunkier dip
- Toss with roasted potatoes for an unusual twist on potato salad
I realized the other day that I’m mostly sharing green recipes this month, and I’m not. even. sorry. The sun is out and I’m alive and eating all the green things! Starting with mountains of avocado chimichurri chip dip. Because it is everything. Get on it!
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- 1 1/2 cups fresh flat leaf parsley
- 1 avocado
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/2 shallot
- 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
In the bowl of a food processor, place all ingredients. Pulse until everything is well chopped, then let the motor run until a chunky sauce has formed, scraping down the sides as needed. Transfer to a bowl and serve with chips, or as desired.