Budget Meals: Chimichurri With Chicken And Grilled Vegetables


Budget Meals: Chimichurri with Chicken and Grilled Vegetables

Summer Grilling Series: This Chimichurri is Good on Everything!

The Recipe

4 Chicken Thighs
3 Bell Peppers, any color, cut in quarters
2 Zucchini, halved lengthwise
Salt and pepper
Olive Oil

For the Chimichurri:
1/2 Bunch Parsley
1/2 Bunch Cilantro
4 Cloves Garlic
1/2 cup Vinegar (Red wine or White balsamic)
Red Chilli Flakes (to taste)
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper
1/2 – 3/4 cup Olive Oil

Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
Toss the peppers and zucchini with salt, pepper and olive oil.
Grill the chicken and vegetables.
While the chicken is grilling, prepare the chimichurri.

Combine the salt, pepper, garlic, parsley, cilantro, and vinegar in a food processor with about 1/4 cup of olive oil. As the food processor is running, drizzle in more olive oil until desired texture is reached.
Stir in red chilli flakes to taste.
Serve grilled chicken and vegetables with chimichurri and enjoy!

The Finances

$5.24 Chicken Thighs
$7.93 Bell Peppers, any color, cut in quarters
$2.35 Zucchini, halved lengthwise
$0.85 Bunch Parsley
$0.85 Bunch Cilantro
$0.15 Cloves garlic
$0.50 vinegar (Red wine or White balsamic)
Red Chilli flakes (to taste)
Olive Oil

Grand total: $17.87

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