Parsley Gremolata | Cook for Your Life

Parsley Gremolata

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 16 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

Green sauces can be found in cultures around the world, from Moroccan chermoula to Mexican salsas. The Italian condiment gremolata is made with fresh lemon and parsley, and it can brighten up any dish. Use...


  • 1 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 to 2 small garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 teaspoons lemon zest
  • ¼ cup water, as needed
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Salt, to taste
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Nutrition Facts


42 cals


5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


0 g


0 g


0 g


0 g


32 mg


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender, and puree until well blended but still a little chunky. Taste for seasoning.

Chef Tips

Gremolata can be made in a large batch, then bagged and stored in the freezer. Over time, its incredible rich green color may loose some of its intensity, but it will still taste great.

The serving size is about 1 tablespoon.

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