Mix it up with the edible flowers you can find

Simple Herbed Salad

Recipes

When people come to eat at our table the salads that usually catch people off guard. It’s not your typical iceberg and ranch dressing concoction – it’s a flavorful combo of fresh greens and a whole lotta herbs and edible flowers.

Ingredients

  • Fresh greens – baby spinach, kale, red lettuce, or mesclun mix
  • 1 bunch fresh basil (keep the leaves whole) or dill or parsley ROUGHLY chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh mint (keep leaves whole) or cilantro ROUGHLY chopped
  • 1 cup edible flowers like pansies, nasturtiums, calendula, chive blossoms, clover, or day lilies

place greens and herbs in a salad bowl and dress with a simple vinaigrette. Toss. Throw flowers on top, step back and enjoy the view, then serve immediately.

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