Parsley continental

Parsley continentalParsely Continental

Parsley is featured in many cuisines and used in Tabouli [tabbouleh] on top of fish, on freshly boiled buttery potatoes and in the Italian Gremolata – lemon zest, garlic, parsley. This is also a traditional accompaniment to ossobuco alla milanese (Milanese braised veal shank). Good on pasta, on freshly cooked bright green beans, it’s a beautiful combo of garnish and condiment.

Two recipes: Tabouli and Parsley Continental Pesto

Tabouli is great on it's own or as a side dish. Use in Wraps for school and adjust the seasoning for children Let them decide what sauce to add to make it match their taste.
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 2
  • 1 cup bulgur (cracked Wheat Harvest Hub)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ bunch Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ bunch mint
  • 1½ cloves garlic
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1-2 shallots
  • juice of 2 lemon
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Salt to taste
  1. Place bulgur in large bowl, add boiling water and toss well with a fork. Let rest in refrigerator for ½ hour. Finely chop mint and parsley; peel and finely chop garlic. Cut tomatoes into cubes. Slice shallots finely.
  2. Add all vegetables to bulgur. Combine lemon juice and olive oil. Pour over bulgur-vegetable combination. Add salt and pepper to taste. Let flavors blend for at least two hours before serving. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Parsley Continental Pesto

Parsley continental
Quick in 5 minutes - Pasta topping you'll want to do over and over.
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 2
  • A bunch of Continental parsley, chop finely
  • 1 plump clove of garlic or two, finely chopped
  • 2 lemons, zest - use a grater
  • Pasta of choice
  • parmesan, grated for garnish
  1. Put all ingredients into a food processor or use a large sharp knife and a chopping board.
  2. In a bowl mix all ingredients together and add a flavour punch to your vegetables.
  3. Prepare your pasta. Then lace the topping through it and serve. Sprinkle some parmesan on top.
  4. (Note: large quantities of parsley may have induce contractions in pregnant women. It’s fine when eaten as a garnish or in normal amounts.)


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