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Apple Parsley Salad

Have you ever grown parsley, then wondered, "What the heck am I going to do with it all?" This apple parsley salad recipe is the answer! The parsley is nicely offset by the sweet-tart taste of green apples, dressed with a simple vinegar, lemon juice and oil dressing. It takes just a few minutes to make and keeps well in the refrigerator. Nutritious parsley, tasty apple, and a bit of lettuce and onion are all you need.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup diced parsley leaves
  • 2 medium peeled and diced green apples (or other tart apples)
  • 1/2 cup romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup diced onion

Parsley Salad Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar


  • Whisk the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • Peel and dice the apple and onion.
  • Chop the parsley very fine. Add to the apple and onion.
  • Chop the Romanie lettuce fine. Add to the parsley, apple and onion.
  • Toss with salad dressing and chill for 5-10 minutes before serving.


Need more apple parsley salad? Simply increase the parsley and lettuce, or all of the ingredients, proportionately. In other words, use 1 cup diced Romaine, 1 cup diced parsley, and 4 apples instead of as written, and double the salad dressing, too.
Keyword parsley salad