Walnut Gremolata

Total Time
15 Mins
Serves
4

DESCRIPTION

Gremolata is an Italian condiment that typically contains garlic, parsley and lemon zest. Some versions contain capers, olives or other intensely flavored ingredients. This version is fragrant yet mild with a slight sweetness from the walnuts. Serve it with grilled meats, fish or vegetables.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
5 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
103 cal
Total Fat
10 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Polyunsaturated Fat
7 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Sodium
65 mg
Monounsaturated Fat
1.5 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
3 g
Carbohydrates
3 g

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup California walnuts
  • 1/2 cup parsley sprigs, lightly packed
  • 1 medium lemon, zested
  • 1/8 teaspoon minced or pressed garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Finely chop walnuts to the size of rice grains, to make about 1/3 cup. Place on a dry baking sheet. Bake 5-7 minutes until lightly toasted, stirring once or twice. Cool.
  2. Rinse parsley and pat dry between sheets of paper towel. Finely chop to measure 1/4 cup. Place in a small bowl.
  3. Remove yellow part of lemon zest with a zester or fine grater. Add to parsley.
  4. Stir in cooled walnuts, garlic, salt and pepper.