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Please help me use up a glut of parsley

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fatsatsuma Sat 07-Jun-14 18:24:59

I have loads of the stuff grin
I planted some in a tub and it's gone crazy. My plan is to have some growing all year round so I want to cut it back to encourage it to keep growing.
Now I've got loads I can't remember why I wanted it! Please hit me with your best recipes for using up parsley (and any other you might think of, come to that - I've got several in a similar quantity to the parsley). Thanks.

TyneTeas Sat 07-Jun-14 19:14:10

This salsa salad has a good big bunch of parsley in it (and coriander, chillies, spring onions, tomatoes, cucumber...)

Katisha Sat 07-Jun-14 19:15:52

Stick it in bags in the freezer as it is. When you want some you can just crumble it in from frozen. Saves chopping!

Katisha Sat 07-Jun-14 19:16:36

Alternatively you can make pesto with it

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sat 07-Jun-14 19:17:27


TickledOnion Sat 07-Jun-14 20:16:40

Parsley pesto. Big handful of parsley, garlic, Parmesan, lemon juice and olive oil. Blitz in food processor. Delicious on pasta.

ThursdayLast Sat 07-Jun-14 20:17:59

Make a big batch of parsley sauce and freeze it?

doziedoozie Sat 07-Jun-14 20:23:17

Parsley soup is delicious but it takes a lot of parsley.

fatsatsuma Sat 07-Jun-14 20:52:51

Wow thanks all, some great suggestions. Why hadn't I thought of parsley pesto? And a great freezing tip too.

Yamyoid Mon 09-Jun-14 20:15:45

I second tabbouleh, made it tonight using a Felicity Cloake recipe from the Guardian online. Uses loads of parsley and is very nice.

Yamyoid Mon 09-Jun-14 20:16:47

Oh, but I used couscous because it's easier to find and cheaper.

MadameDefarge Tue 10-Jun-14 17:09:02

parsley soup.

bikermouse1 Tue 22-Jul-14 14:22:03

got loads of it here recipe for parsley soup please...

Another batch of mint is ready to be blitzed in white malt vinegar (until the m/c screams its protest) and bottled in jars. Good mixed with yoghurt as a raita, keeps from one year to the next. Doesn't have a vinegar taste to it atorl.
PS we eat a lot of Indian stuff and the yoghurt's got to be good for the children, no?
How about courgettes? Oh, and cucumbers - lots of cucumbers...

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