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wild edible weed salad

wild edible weeds salad

wild edible weeds salad

Take a stroll in your backyard or a nearby vacant lot and find a few weeds here and there, add a few edible flowers and you have yourself a beautiful and nutritious salad. Make  sure the land is not treated with any pesticides or visited by dogs and cats. The best time is in the spring when everything is tender, colorful and delicious! For this salad I picked the weeds in my backyard. It rained last night so I waited till the sun dried everything before picking. I found chickweed, wood sorrel, plantain, lamb’s quarters, purslane, dandelion leaves and flowers, and wild violet.

Make sure you pick only plants you know are edible. Check with a local expert for plants that you are not sure about.

 

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