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A simple recipe for Preserved Lemon Gremolata, an herby zesty vegan condiment you'll want to put on everything! Delicious on grilled meats and fish, tossed with lentils, beans or pasta, or used as a dressing!

Preserved lemon Gremolata

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: ¾ cup 1x
  • Category: condement, sauce, herb sauce
  • Method: mixed
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • Diet: Vegan


A delicious use for Preserved Lemons, this herby, zesty Preserved Lemon Gremolata w/ parsley, olive oil  & garlic is tasty over grilled fish, or meat or grilled veggies, or tossed with beans or pasta!  Fresh and flavorful!  


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  • Place chopped parsley, preserved lemon, garlic, and olive oil in a bowl. Give a stir.
  • Taste and add pepper and chili flakes if desired.
  • For a more pronounced flavor, add more preserved lemon to taste.
  • For a “looser” sauce, add more olive oil.


This will last 4 days in a sealed container in the fridge.

No preserved lemons? Make this version of Gremolata, with regular lemons.


  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
  • Calories: 85
  • Sugar: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 293.9 mg
  • Fat: 9.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3 g
  • Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: Preserved Lemon uses, preserved lemon dressing, preserved Lemon Gremolata, gremolata recipe, herb sauce, herby green sauce,