KRNC recipe of the month – Microgreen Chimichurri

Dress up a basic chicken skewer with a zesty microgreen chimichurri for a fun addition to any meal! Chimichurri goes great with meats and seafood, roasted vegetables and even eggs and breakfast scrambles.

Food Science and Human Nutrition. Microgreen Chimichurri recipe.
Use this micorgreen chimichurri recipe to elevate any dish!

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 ounces microgreens
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine all of the chimichurri ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside in fridge until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information / Amount per serving

Calories – 63

Total fat – 7 g

Saturated fat – 1 g

Cholesterol – 0 mg

Sugars – 0 g

Protein – 0 g

Total Carbohydrates – 1 g

Dietary Fiber – 0 g

Sodium – 76 mg

Added Sugars – 0 g

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