Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Fast and flavourful! – this vibrant, Italian condiment adds so much fresh, delicious flavour to your meal that you’ll want to have it on everything!
Quick and easy – Less than 5 minutes and 4 ingredients it is my favourite keto condiment.
Thermal-cooker friendly – This is an easy recipe and I have included instructions for making the cilantro chimichurri with a Thermomix as well.
Low carb and keto-friendly – this parsley dressing has not additives or sugars. It is very low in carbs and contains healthy fats. For a low calorie condiment omit the oil. You will find the full nutrition information under the recipe box. Just adjust the recipe to your dietary needs.
What is Gremolata?
Gremolata is a sauce or condiment made with Italian parsley, lemon zest and garlic. Usually, a dry condiment that you serve with protein like fish or delicious osso buco. I love it with oil. It keeps it fresher for longer and looks amazing on almost everything!
Scroll to the recipe box at the bottom for the quantity of ingredients used and the full detailed recipe for gremolata sauce. Keep reading for more details on the ingredients, substitutes and step-by-step instructions on how to make this delicious gremolata dressing recipe.
It is as simple as only a few ingredients to whip together for this super tasty easy gremolata.
Fresh flat leaf Italian parsley (this really is my favourite fresh herb of all time)
Fresh lemon zest and juice, please no lemon juice out of a bottle haha
Olive oil – I use extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil for different gremolata variations.
How To Make It
It is so easy to make the gremolata. It really is just as simple as adding all the ingredients to a food processor and mixing until chopped.
This can easily be done by hand as well. Simply the chop garlic, lemon and parsley.
Add oil if you want to have a chimichurri oil as I have.
If you do make it dry you can sprinkle it over any of your favourite dishes, or make gremolata crumb for a seasoning, keto crumb option, or salad garnish perfect for summer!
- 1 cup parsley roughly chopped
- 1 clove garlic
- Zest and juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Add all ingredients to a blender. Mix until smooth and finely chopped.
- Add all ingredients to mixer; mix 15 sec/speed 7. Scrape and repeat until finely chopped.
Your Own Notes
64 responses to “Lemon Gremolata Recipe”
This lemon gremolata made my chicken so flavorful and amazing!! I will definitely be making it again.
I’m always on the lookout for new sauce recipes for my personal chef clients. This one was a hit with roasted salmon.
My chicken had so much flavor thanks yo your gremolata! Tomorrow we will have it on top of steak. Great and easy recipe
I love a good Gremolata and this one did not disappoint the flavors were so fresh and it came together so easily. Everyone in the family couldn’t get enough of it.
This is our favorite sauce!! Thank you so much. We use it on everything. Our kids favorite is on chicken!
We have BTA (bacon, tomato, avocado) sandwiches for dinner often and I decided to whip this up and add it to them. Such a great burst of bright flavor added!
I love these simple ingredients. The extra virgin olive oil brings it together and the recipe sings. Thanks for sharing.
Lemon Gremolata looks delicious perfect with roasted veggies.
Super flavor. We drizzled it onto a whole roasted cauliflower, which would have otherwise been bland, but this sauce made it absolutely delish.
Wow this was so good! Great with salmon.
Gremolata is one of my favourite things, and this recipe is perfection! The perfect balance of flavours. We served with roast chicken, and it worked a treat.
This is the perfect little sauce to have on hand. We had it with some grilled chicken breasts last night, and it added so much flavor to the dish.
Ooh can’t wait to try this on some grilled chicken or seafoods! Seems so fresh and an instant way to brighten up a dish!