Green Apple Chimichurri

by Grant W. Melton 11:29 AM, November 7, 2017

Aired November 8, 2017

Serves 4 to 6 servings

2 green apples finely chopped
1 serrano or jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
1 small shallot, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
4 cups mixed herbs, such as cilantro, parsley and mint, finely chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, roasted and chopped
3/4 cup finely chopped chives


Place the green apples, serrano or jalapeño, shallot and garlic into a bowl and toss with sugar and 1 teaspoon salt. Add in the red wine vinegar and let sit for a few minutes.

Place the herbs and olive oil into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Pour that mixture over top of the apple mixture and toss. Season with 1 more teaspoon of salt.

When you’re ready to serve, add in the walnuts and chives.