---Hadas' Edible Plants---

  Salicornia maritima (=europaea)
Glasswort
(or as I call it: sea spaghetti)
family Chenopodiaceae
July 4, 2013
 
   
Native plant, annual, grows in salt marshes.



harvesting Salicornia (photo by Claus Holzapfel)


good way to cook it:
of course I do not use garlic (it is still delicious)

Salicornia maritima = europaea (Glasswort; Sea Asparagus)

and Sugar Snap Peas

 

Vegetarian Times February 2010 p. 13

http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipes/11182?section=

 

Serves 4

 

1 1/2 cups fresh glasswort (Salicornia)

1 Tbs. olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)

1 cup fresh sugar snap peas

1 tsp. toasted sesame oil

 

Directions

Cover glasswort in large bowl of cold water. Soak 30 minutes to remove salt; drain.

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute, or until golden.

Add glasswort, and cook 5 minutes, or until glasswort is wilted.

Add sugar snap peas, and sauté 5 minutes more.

Stir in sesame oil, and serve.




Salicornia maritima = europaea (Glasswort; Sea Asparagus)

and Sugar Snap Peas (from my garden!)


 
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