Surprise, surprise… There’s a flower in your flowerbed, that is edible. Both the young, tender leaves and the flowers of nasturtiums are edible. Nasturtium leaves have a peppery taste. In addition to this Nasturtium Salad recipe, use the leaves in salad, soup, and stew recipes.
Did you Know? “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – – Alfred Austin
tender, young nasturtium leaves, cleaned and dried with a paper towel.
nasturtium flowers, if available, cleaned and dried
spinach greens, cleaned and dried with a paper towel
2-3 ripe tomatoes
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or minced
1 tablespoon finely chopped, fresh tarragon
1/8 teaspoon salt
Variations: You can add a wide variety of salad greens and other fresh garden vegetables…. whatever is ready to harvest.
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