Frieda's Specialty Produce - Parsley Root

Overview

What is a Parsley Root?

  • This Old World vegetable is largely used in eastern Europe in soups and stews. It is also known as turnip-rooted parsley. Parsley root is a subspecies of parsley that is grown specifically for its roots. The leaves may be eaten and used like common parsley. The flavor of the roots is a blend of carrots and celery.

How to Eat

  • Remove tops and keep for flavoring or garnish, if desired. Clean roots with a vegetable brush or peeler. If roots are small, they may be cooked whole or cut, sliced, diced into braises, stews, and soups. Boil or steam and serve with a little butter and salt & pepper. Parsley root is good when puréed with other vegetables such as potatoes and carrots.

Health Benefits

  • Parsley Root is low in saturated fat and cholesterol.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm, creamy-beige roots.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate in plastic wrap up to 1 week.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.

Recipes

Parsley Root Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Parsley Root Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1 bunch Frieda’s Parsley Root, trimmed, peeled if desired, and cut into thin sticks 4 cups salad mix of your choice 1 cup red or yellow sweet bell pepper, cut into thin sticks … Continue reading

 

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