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Parsley root

Parsley root is often referred to as a “forgotten vegetable”, together with our growers we want to ensure that they become unforgettable!

Interesting facts

  • Parsley root is a winter vegetables whose edible part develops underground. 
  • They are part of the Umbelliferae family, which also includes parsnip, carrots, celery, parsley, chervil, fennel and celeriac.
  • A comparison with parsnip is often made although the parsley root is generally speaking slightly more slenderly shaped than the parsnip.
  • The taste is described as a combination of "celeraic and carrot with hints of celery, turnip and parsley leaf”.
  • Parsley root can also be eaten raw, for example grated in a salad
  • The leaves of the parsley root are broader than those on regular parsley, and can be used to provide flavoring to foods.
  • Adding parsley root slices to stews, soups and mixed vegetables will intensify these dishes with a distinct aroma.
Recipes with this ingredient

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