How to identify and use purslane

By | August 4, 2021

Purslane, Portulaca oleracea, is a common weed that packs a lot of nutrition. It has the highest Vitamin A of any leafy vegetable and the highest Omega-3 content of any plant. Learn how to identify this plant to make sure you aren’t picking the poisonous look-alike, spurge. In addition to covering the the health benefits I also cover how to use this plant in many different recipes.

Here is my video on how to identify and use Lamb’s Quarters AKA Wild Spinach:

00:00 Intro
00:38 Identifying features
02:42 Spurge comparison
03:40 Health benefits & nutrients
06:33 Ways to use purslane
12:43 Flavor of purslane

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