Looking to use up a bunch of parsley? This versatile herb can be used in a variety of dishes, including frittatas, pasta, seafood and more. Try our ideas below and find more herbal inspiration with our coriander recipes, basil recipes and mint recipes.
Easy parsley recipes
This elegant recipe uses parsley in the garlic butter sauce as well as the crusty homemade soda bread. It’s perfect for making the most of clam season.
A bunch of parsley and red onion make the base of a sharp, herby salad that goes perfectly with a smoky, golden frittata. All ready in under 30 minutes.
Mix up your usual pesto by swapping basil and pine nuts for parsley and hazelnuts. Fragrant, filling and fast – it’s a perfect veggie midweek meal.
This recipe for confit salmon with lemon and parsley salsa is great if you need to feed a crowd. Cooking the salmon in olive oil gives it a silky texture and stops it from drying out.
The best comfort food is the recipe that can be made in a flash. This vegetarian gnocchi recipe is topped with creamy gorgonzola and a quick parsley, caper and red onion salad, to create a special dinner for two.
The flavourful parsley and caper salad compliments these golden tuna fishcakes perfectly, which get the potato and fish balance just right.
The green olive and parsley salad adds herby flavour and a lovely sharpness to this simple, quick tuna steak. Easy enough for a midweek meal and special enough for an occasion.
Impress friends and family with this simple but delicious chorizo, parsley and pasta recipe. Toss in some bocconcini with the parsley for extra flavour.
This dish might be quick and easy, but it certainly doesn’t feel everyday – it makes for an elegant date-night meal. Use parsley instead of chives in the brown butter.
A supremely colourful winter salad that combines creamy blue cheese (ideally dolcelatte) with red onion, pears, red chicory, parsley and walnuts, plus a quick red wine vinegar dressing.
Add chorizo and half a bunch of parsley to this classic Spanish recipe for extra flavour and a vibrant colour.
The best way to use up leftover squash and parsley. Mixed with feta and pine nuts, they make quick-to-cook patties or mini burgers. Good for a midweek meal for two or as a hearty lunch for one.
The cheesy parsley crust makes this quick and easy salmon dish. It’s a great way to get more fish into your diet. Try leaving out the lime juice and spice it up with paprika instead.
This is the sort of dish that needs to be cooked and eaten straight away. Clams aren’t expensive and are wonderful paired with parsley, bacon, chorizo and chilli.
Fennel, courgette, peas and parsley make for a wonderfully green risotto, flavoured with a little nutritional yeast in place of parmesan.
Chop parsley and mix into the beautifully spiced beef mince, as well as the zingy red onion salad. Serve on a slick of hummus for a perfectly balanced meal.
Liven up lunch time with this quick crab on toast. Crab is combined with lemon, shallot, capers and topped with parsley mayo. On the table in 10 minutes and no cooking required.
Parsley and walnuts whizzed into a pesto really lift this grilled goat’s salad, cutting through the creaminess beautifully. This is a great autumn dish and makes for an impressive dinner-party starter.