Friday, April 6, 2012

Nasturtium Salad

Nasturtium flowers, leaves and green seeds are not only wonderful decoration in the garden, but also delicious ingredient in salads. They can be used to flavor vinegars and oils.

  • 4 cups organic nasturtium blossoms 
  • 1/2 cup of organic nasturtium leaves 
  • 1 clove garlic 
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chervil leaves 
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste 

  • Trim stems off blossoms and wash them and the leaves under cool running water. Delicately drain on paper towels.
  • Rub inside of a salad bowl with garlic clove.
  • Put blossoms in bowl, add the leaves, chervil, salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle with lemon juice and oil. Toss gently and serve. Enjoy in good company!

I wish I remembered where I first saw this recipe. Unfortunately I do not have the link anymore. In any case, many thanks to the person who was generous enough to share it on the web.

In radiant health - passionately raw - Dominique


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