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

From Moroccan chermoula to Mexican salsas, green sauces can be found in cultures around the world. Some of my favorites are those that come out of Italy, pestos and gremolata. Both truly do their...


  • 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

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 until well blended. Taste for seasoning.

Chef Tips

Gremolata can be made in a large batch and bagged and frozen for storage 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 1 tablespoon

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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