Chimichurri Sauce from:laughingspatula.com A flavor packed marinade or condiment for beef, chicken or fish. Ingredients ½ cup packed fresh parsley leaves ½ cup packed fresh cilantro leaves 4 garlic cloves ½ seeded and chopped jalapeño pepper 2 tablespoons chopped scallion or onion 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ cup red wine vinegar ¾ cup good olive oil salt and pepper
Easy recipe for harissa. Chiles: use any chiles you like and have on hand, either a single kind or a combination. For moderately spicy harissa, try a mix of Guajillo and New Mexico chiles. Add heat with Arbol or Puya chiles. Add smokiness with Chipotle or Morita chiles. Add richness with Ancho, Mulato, or Pasilla chiles. For a very mild harissa, use roasted red bell peppers.
Creamy avocado sauce made with lime, cilantro, hot peppers, garlic, avocados, olive oil and cumin. This would make a great veggie dip, and a nice spicy alternative to mayo on sandwiches or in potato salad.