Parsley Salad Ala Nigella Lawson

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“This very unusual salad is very pretty and unique. This may not be for everyone's taste buds, but is a pleasant change from the norm. I saw this prepared on the tv program "Nigella Bites." It would go well with Meditteranean or Middle Eastern style dishes and is a nice compliment to grilled chicken or fish. Be sure to only use fresh ingredients. I don't serve this as a side salad on its own, but rather, as a bed for salmon or other fish.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place drained capers in a small bowl of cold water and let soak about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, wash, stem, and drain parsley well.
  3. Set parsley on a large plate or small platter in a big mound.
  4. Slice as many red onion slivers as you like and sprinkle over the parsley.
  5. Drain capers again and sprinkle over the salad.
  6. Squeeze the juice of 1/2 a fresh lemon over the salad.
  7. Drizzle with a spalsh of good quality extra virgin olive oil and a few grinds of black pepper.
  8. No need to add any salt- the capers are salty enough.
  9. Do not toss.
  10. Wait 5 minutes, then serve.

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