South American Fusion – Chimichurri Quinoa and Steak Strips

I love this recipe

Fortnightly Recipe


Last year, I spent a glorious 3 months travelling around South America with a friend. While there were definitely culinary highs and lows across the 7 countries we visited, the famous Argentinian steaks and the generally high quality Peruvian cuisine were some memorable highlights. So when I saw this recipe in the Good Housekeeping magazine, I was instantly sold on this trip down memory lane. In Argentina you will find steaks at their absolute best, usually served with a chimichurri mix, which is usually mainly composed of a few fresh green herbs and usually chilli flakes. Here, they’ve put a bit of a twist on the classic chimichurri and used it as a salad dressing for quinoa instead. And quinoa of course, is now one of Peru’s most famous food exports (we’ll have to save their ridiculously tasty Ceviche dish for another day) – you know it’s mainstream when Nando’s is selling…

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