The next time you think about uprooting weeds from your garden, think again. From dandelions to burdock, here are five edible weeds that are both nutritious and delicious.
Dandelion greens are packed with vitamins A and K and fiber. Blanch them to cut down on the bitterness and toss them in this Mediterranean white bean salad or try dandelion stems in this fantastic pasta.
A great substitute for spinach, purslane has a similar taste and texture, plus it’s a great source of omega-3s. It’s easy to chop up and throw into a salad and its high level of pectin makes it an excellent thickener for soups and stews.