Fresh parsley is a flavourful garnish and a great addition to a sauce or stuffing.

To keep your parsley fresh and make sure it doesn’t go floppy in the fridge, you want to store it with the stems in a jug of water.

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Supplies

  • Fresh Parsley
  • Measuring jug
  • Water
  • Plastic or gauze bag

How to Keep Parsley Fresh Longer

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Sort the stems of the parsley into a single bunch removing any lower leaves – these can be chopped and used right away or chopped and frozen for later use

Step 2

Make a fresh cut across the stems to remove the bottom inch

Step 3

Fill a measuring jug or similar container half full of water

Step 4

Place your parsley stems in the water 

Step 5

Cover loosely with a plastic or gauze bag

Step 6

Store in the fridge and use as needed

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How to Keep Parsley Fresh Longer

Fresh parsley is a flavourful garnish and a great addition to a sauce or stuffing.
To keep your parsley fresh and make sure it doesn't go floppy in the fridge, you want to store it with the stems in a jug of water.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Seasoning
Cuisine American
Servings 1 bunch
Calories 21 kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring jug
  • Plastic or gauze bag

Ingredients
  

  • Fresh Parsley
  • Water

Instructions
 

  • Sort the stems of the parsley into a single bunch removing any lower leaves - these can be chopped and used right away or chopped and frozen for later use
  • Make a fresh cut across the stems to remove the bottom inch
  • Fill a measuring jug or similar container half full of water
  • Place your parsley stems in the water and Cover loosely with a plastic or gauze bag
  • Store in the fridge and use as needed

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 21kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 32mgPotassium: 316mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 4802IUVitamin C: 76mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 4mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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