11 ways to cook with fresh parsley
Don't dismiss parsley as merely a garnish--used in quantity, its robust "green" flavor is delicious in a multitude of recipes
Cooking with fresh parsley
It's easy to dismiss parsley as merely a garnish, but used in quantity, its robust "green" flavor is delicious raw in salads, sauces, and marinades, and cooked in dishes likes quiche and soup.
Parsley Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce
Won ton wrappers make a great substitute for homemade pasta, so you can whip up these tasty ravioli on a weeknight. They're made with flat-leaf parsley, also called Italian parsley, which tastes much more robust than the curly variety.
Fava Leaf and Parsley Quiche
Whip up this seasonal quiche for the perfect spring brunch dish.
Recipe: Fava Leaf and Parsley Quiche
Easy Lettuce and Herb Salad
This salad, ready in 15 minutes, is the perfect refreshing accompaniment to a grilled menu.
Recipe: Easy Lettuce and Herb Salad
Beef, Broccolini, and Bread Salad with Salsa Verde
Robust, briny, and herbaceous, Italian-style salsa verde works beautifully as both a marinade and a table sauce.
Pancetta Salmon Kebabs with Parsley Vinaigrette
Bacon and salmon together is surely a match made in heaven. Serve it with a fresh herb vinaigrette and you’ve got something worthy of angels.
Slow-Roasted Portabellas on Parsley Salad
The balsamic vinegar brings a lot to this dish, so use a good-quality one, if possible. The small investment is worth it--a few drops go a long way.
Triple Green Salad
Baby greens, green onions, and loads of parsley (it’s even in the dressing) give this salad lots of fresh spring flavor.
Recipe: Triple Green Salad
Lamb Blade Chops with Olive Parsley Salad
The salad is so good, we recommend making a bit extra to have the next day on a sandwich or over grilled chicken.
Parsley Mint Pistachio Pesto
This rich, green pesto emerged from experimenting with fresh farmers' market ingredients.
Recipe: Parsley Mint Pistachio Pesto
Anchovy and Herb Marinade
This marinade (pictured at right) is ideal for beef. Capers, lemon zest, and parsley add brightness and acidity; the anchovy provides savory depth.
Recipe: Anchovy and Herb Marinade
Italian Chard Stuffing
If we could have only one other dish besides turkey for Thanksgiving, this would be it: Hunks of juicy sausage, good bread, and lots of chard―a stuffing that works as a side dish too.
Recipe: Italian Chard Stuffing