Steak Chimichurri Nachos for Cinco De Mayo

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder. Have you ever met someone that is gorgeous but as you got to know them you found out that backstage behind the pretty curtains is an ugly show of human nature. I have. The opposite is true too. I’ve met people that aren’t that attractive by the world’s standards but as you get to know them now all you can see is this amazing, beautiful person and you are surprised when other people don’t see it too.

These Chimichurri Nachos are the latter. If they were a school dance they would be girl in the corner shuffling her feet waiting for someone to ask her to dance. I made them last week and they were so good. They are lime flavored chips topped with grilled skirt steak, mozzarella, Cojita, and chimichurri sauce. But as I went to post them today I took a double take and thought I don’t know if the rest of the world is going to understand how good these are by this picture.

They say Chimichurri is the ketchup of Argentina. They put it on EVERYTHING. My friend from Argentina had us over for dinner and made steaks with chimichurri sauce that were out of this world and ever since then I’ve been finding ways to put chimichurri sauce on everything. Even nachos!

What exactly is chimichurri sauce? It’s made out of chopped cilantro, parsley, garlic, vinegar, hot sauce, and olive oil. You can chop it all up by hand, but I find it easier to use a small food processor to do the work. A couple pulses later it’s done.

Do NOT over puree it or it will look like a green pea sauce.

Add a half of the chimichurri sauce to marinate the steak.


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  1. Yum! These sound so flavorful!

  2. I would totally ask these nachos for a dance, delish

  3. John Williams says:

    Those look delicious, but I can’t deal with Cilantro. Tastes like soap to me.

  4. Woo hoo! This looks great 🙂

  5. I would ask that girl to dance!

  6. There is nothing about these nachos I don’t like. Pass ’em over honey!

  7. Heaven.

  8. I appreciate that idea on how you put that sauce.. marvelous recipe..

  9. wow the recipe looks really amazing, I haven’t tasted this yet, but I would like to try this recipe on my next adventure in my kitchen, thanks for the recipe,

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  11. I have to say that I love nachos, this is one of my favorites snacks for a good party, thanks for sharing this….

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  12. Those nachos looks just delicious! I would like to go to eat some nachos tonight. Also I’ve saw other kinds of chimichurri on Internet.
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  13. I made this for dinner last night and wow!!! I’ve rarely met a nacho I didn’t like, but the chimichurri sauce just takes these nachos to a whole new level. These nachos and a couple margaritas…..a fantastic evening. 🙂

  14. Made these today for a cinco de mayo party – absolutely delicious!! Will definitely make again. I doubled the amount of steak and chimichurri so I can eat it later in soft tacos. Can’t wait!