Mint Gremolata


Gremolata is traditionally made with minced parsley, lemon, and garlic. Adding mint gives a fresh spring flavor that goes well with lamb.

Makes about 1 cup


+ Add To Shopping List
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup fresh parsley, washed, drained, and stems removed
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 slices sourdough bread (crust removed), cubed (about 1 cup)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt, to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste


Combine first 7 ingredients in a blender or food processor, and puree 30 seconds to 1 minute or until ingredients are granular, not smooth. (Pulse to avoid over-processing ingredients.) Scrape gremolata into a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately, or keep refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 week.

Created date

January 2007