What Does it Taste Like?

Parsley has a fresh, green, and slightly bitter taste that can complement a variety of flavors. It also has a crisp and crunchy texture that adds some contrast to soft or mushy foods. Parsley comes in two main varieties: curly and flat-leaf (also known as Italian). Curly parsley has a milder flavor and a more decorative appearance, while flat-leaf parsley has a stronger flavor and a more robust texture. Both types can be used interchangeably in recipes, but some people prefer one over the other depending on the dish.

Varieties we grow



Wega is a type of curly parsley that has dark green leaves and upright, strong stems. It has a fresh and slightly peppery flavor that adds a burst of color and taste to dishes. It has a crisp and crunchy texture that contrasts well with soft ingredients. It has a pleasant and herbal aroma that enhances the flavor of other herbs and spices.

Why Should I Eat It?

Parsley is not only tasty, but also nutritious. Parsley is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, iron, and antioxidants. These nutrients can help support your immune system, blood clotting, vision, skin, and bone health. Parsley also contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and diuretic properties, which can help with digestion, urinary tract infections, and bloating. Parsley is low in calories and carbs, making it a great addition to any diet.


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Parsley is a common herb that you may have seen in your grocery store or garden, but did you know that it has more to offer than just a garnish? Parsley is a versatile herb that can add flavor, color, and nutrition to your dishes. Whether you use it fresh or dried, parsley can enhance your cooking and your health.

Recommended Storage

How Do I Store It?

Short Term

Parsley can last for up to two weeks in the refrigerator if stored properly. Here are some tips on how to store parsley short term:

  • Wash and dry the parsley thoroughly before storing it. You can use a salad spinner or a paper towel to remove any excess moisture.
  • Trim the stems of the parsley and place them in a glass or jar with some water. Make sure the leaves are above the water level and not submerged.
  • Cover the parsley loosely with a plastic bag or a damp paper towel to prevent wilting and browning.
  • Change the water every few days and discard any wilted or yellow leaves.
  • Store the parsley in the refrigerator away from ethylene-producing fruits and vegetables, such as apples, bananas, or tomatoes, which can speed up the aging process.

Long Term

  • Freezing: Freezing is the easiest and most convenient way to preserve parsley. You can freeze parsley whole or chopped, with or without water or oil. To freeze parsley whole, simply wash and dry the parsley, place it in a freezer bag or container, and squeeze out as much air as possible. To freeze parsley chopped, you can either chop it by hand or in a food processor, then place it in an ice cube tray with some water or oil, and freeze until solid. You can then transfer the parsley cubes to a freezer bag or container and use them as needed.
  • Dehydrating: Dehydrating is a simple and natural way to preserve parsley. You can dehydrate parsley by placing it in a single layer on a baking sheet or a dehydrator tray, and drying it in the oven or a dehydrator at a low temperature for several hours, until crisp and brittle. You can then store the dried parsley in an airtight container in a cool and dark place. You can use dried parsley in place of fresh parsley, but you may need to use less, as the flavor is more concentrated.

How Do I Cook It?

Parsley can be used in many ways to add flavor and color to your dishes. Here are some of the best methods for cooking with parsley:

  • Chop it and sprinkle it over salads, soups, stews, pasta, rice, or potatoes for a fresh and bright finish.
  • Blend it with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to make a simple and delicious sauce called parsley pesto. You can use it as a dip, a spread, or a dressing for sandwiches, salads, or grilled meats and vegetables.
  • Mix it with butter, garlic, salt, and pepper to make parsley butter. You can use it to baste or top steaks, chicken, fish, or bread for a rich and savory flavor.
  • Combine it with eggs, cheese, salt, and pepper to make parsley omelet. You can enjoy it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with some toast or salad.
  • Stir it into cream cheese, sour cream, yogurt, or mayonnaise to make parsley dip. You can serve it with crackers, chips, or fresh vegetables for a creamy and refreshing snack.
  • Add it to meatballs, burgers, meatloaf, or stuffing. You can bake, fry, or grill them for a moist and flavorful meal.
  • Parsley is the star of chimichurri, an uncooked sauce commonly used in South American cuisine. Just puree the parsley along with some garlic, olive oil, oregano, red pepper flakes, and vinegar to make a sauce to pair with grilled meats and veggies.

What Goes Well With It?

Parsley is a versatile herb that can pair well with many different flavors. Here are some of the best flavor pairings for parsley:

  • Lemon: The citrusy and acidic flavor of lemon can balance the bitterness and freshness of parsley, creating a refreshing and zesty combination. Try adding some lemon juice and zest to your parsley pesto, parsley butter, or parsley dip for a burst of flavor.
  • Garlic: The pungent and spicy flavor of garlic can enhance the flavor and aroma of parsley, creating a savory and satisfying combination. Try adding some minced or roasted garlic to your parsley pesto, parsley butter, or parsley meat for a boost of flavor.
  • Cheese: The creamy and salty flavor of cheese can complement the crisp and green flavor of parsley, creating a rich and delicious combination. Try adding some grated or crumbled cheese to your parsley omelet, parsley dip, or parsley meat for a touch of flavor.
  • Tomato: The sweet and tangy flavor of tomato can contrast the bitter and fresh flavor of parsley, creating a vibrant and tasty combination. Try adding some chopped or canned tomatoes to your parsley pesto, parsley meat, or parsley salad for a splash of flavor.
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