Parsley, Petroselinum crispum is an herbaceous biennial or perennial plant in the family Apiaceae grown for its leaves which are used as a herb. Parsley is an aromatic plant with an erect growth habit and possesses branched, hollow stems and dark green flat or curled leaves which are arranged alternately on the stems. Curly Parsley, with its frilly edges, has a milder flavor than flat-leaf parsley
Curly Parsley is a nutritional powerhouse with vitamins A, B, C and K and the minerals iron and potassium.
Roughly chop the leaves or keep whole to add color and earthy flavor to any salad. Mince leaves and garlic together, toss with lemon zest, and use as a brightly flavored garnish for braised meats. Mince leaves and whip with soft butter and lemon juice for a classic steak garnish.