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Purslane is rich with Omega-3!

In Recipes on July 12, 2011 at 7:51 AM

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Verdolaga is the Spanish name for a common garden weed known as purslane or pigweed in English. It is widely eaten in the Middle East both in salads and cooked like spinach. It has a reputation for curative powers going back to the ancient Greeks. It’s extremely good for you, in fact, purslane has more Omega-3 fatty acids than any other vegetable plant.

For more info on storage, perparation and recipes, download Just Food’s Purslane Tip Sheet.

More Purslane Recipes:
Purslane and Parsley Salad
Purslane Cucumber Salad
Purslane Green Bean Marinade
Purslane Gazpacho
Purslane Pasta w/Cherry Tomatoes
Purslane Salsa
Purslane Spanish Rice
Grilled Zucchini Salad with Purslane and Tomato

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  1. I made my own version of the Grilled Zucchini Salad with Purslane and Tomato. I subbed squash and basil from the distribution for the zucchini and parsley and added purple carrots for color. It’s great!

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