Tag Archive: purslane

Aug 13

Recipe: Spicy Purslane Stir-Fry


Here, we provide a recipe highlighting purslane as the main ingredient, but purslane will also make a tasty addition to any favorite stir-fry recipe! Ingredients 2 Tbs oil 3 Tbs soy sauce 2 cups purslane leaves and stems, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup white onion, chopped 1 jalapeño, chopped with seeds and membranes removed 1 clove …

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Jul 30

Recipe: Cucumber Purslane Salad

Cucumber Purslane Salad garnished with mint leaves

This chilled salad is sure to provide a nice treat after a hot day weeding in the garden! Ingredients 3 cucumbers 2 cups purslane leaves 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves 1 cup plain yogurt 1 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper to taste Directions Peel cucumbers, then quarter and remove seeds. …

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Jul 10

Recipe: Purslane Relish

Ingredients chopped and ready to go!

This pickled treat is one condiment you will be happy to have invade your next hot dog or brat! Ingredients 16 fl oz apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon celery salt 2 teaspoon table salt 2 cups sugar 2 cups purslane stems and leaves, chopped 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup white onion, chopped 1/2 …

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Jul 05

Species Profile: Purslane


Like the common dandelion, we like to call purslane a “gateway invasive” because it is so common throughout North America and represents an easy first target for novice invasivores.  Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is an annual succulent plant native to North Africa, the Middle East, and India.  It has been present in North America for a long time …

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