Salad burnet

Elevate your salads with the refreshing taste of salad burnet. Explore these mouthwatering recipes that showcase the unique flavor and versatility of this herb.
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Salad Burnet: How to Grow

Salad burnet is a lovely perennial herb that's not only a tasty addition to salads and dressings, thanks to its cucumber-flavored leaves, but is also a gorgeous addition to the herb garden. Salad burnet is easy to grow and care for and rewards you with a beautiful plant year after years. Perfect for herb gardeners at all levels. Learn more at SproutedGarden.com.

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Debbie Hatfield
Salad burnet spreads by rhizome and seed and stays green all year long, growing in a low, loose rosette of fern-like sawtooth leaves. It forms a clump that can easily be divided to transplant elsewhere. In spring, clusters of pink and purple flowers appear on spikes, eventually drying into seeds you can collect (or you can simply let the plant self-seed). Salad Burnet, Zesty Salad Dressing, Cucumber Gardening, Carrot Top, Garden Harvest, Pink And Purple Flowers, Juicy Tomatoes, A Thought, Winter Squash

Salad Burnet: An Herb That Tastes Like a Cucumber

Salad burnet spreads by rhizome and seed and stays green all year long, growing in a low, loose rosette of fern-like sawtooth leaves. It forms a clump that can easily be divided to transplant elsewhere. In spring, clusters of pink and purple flowers appear on spikes, eventually drying into seeds you can collect (or you can simply let the plant self-seed).

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A Lesser-Known Herb: Salad Burnet

While visiting a roadside honor standHave you tasted salad burnet (Sanguisorba minor)? Its fern-like scalloped leaves have a delicate cucumber flavor, which makes it a lovely addition to salads, as the name implies, and an array of other dishes from tea sandwiches to light soups, fish, cheese spreads, and even iced tea and lemonade. Although burnet is not well known today, it was commonly grown in Medieval kitchen gardens and was used medicinally to heal wounds and protect against the…

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Andy Pickup