Chimichurri Baked Tofu

Chimichurri Sauce with Smoked Paprika

Makes about 1 1/2 cups sauce


* 4 cloves garlic, chopped

* 2 large shallots, chopped

* 1 large bunch flat leaf ( Italian ) parsley, thick stems removed

* 1/3 cup olive oil

* 3 Tb red wine vinegar

* 1 tsp smoked sweet paprika

* 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano

* 1 tsp dried basil

* 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or more to taste

* 1/2 tsp sea salt


1. Place the garlic, shallots and parsley into a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Stream in the olive oil, red wine vinegar, paprika, oregano, basil, red pepper flakes, and sea salt, and pulse until creamy. Taste the sauce and adjust with more salt or red wine vinegar, if desired. Store in a tightly covered container and keep chilled until ready to use.