Yellow sauce with flecks of red and green on steak, with a side of bell peppers and onions.

Celery Chimichurri Sauce


Ida tracks the amount of money spent on sauces by the swelling collection empty salsa jars. Finally, out of salsa spending desperation Chris and Ida forayed into making homemade salsas. A packed shelf of jars and many recipe experiments later, this serendipitous chimichurri became the household staple for both dipping chips and topping steak. Chimichurri is typically made with parsley, but we once had trouble finding fresh parsley and thus this twist with celery was born.



  1. Roughly chop the celery and carrots.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend. Stop before completely liquefied.


This produces a medium heat sauce - dial back the number of chipotles to suit your tastes.