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PURSLANE AND CILANTRO/PARSLEY SALAD - 5 Servings
3 tablespoons olive oil, walnut oil, or avocado oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely chopped green onions
2 large tomatoes, chopped
6 cups purslane leaves and stems
3 cups fresh parsley and/or cilantro leaves
Gently mix all ingredients. Salt and pepper to taste.
SOUTH INDIAN PURSLANE
Delicious over rice!
3 Cups chopped Purslane
2 tbsp powdered Roasted gram
1 Inch Piece Fresh Ginger, sliced
4 cloves garlic
I small can Green chilies
1 cup Cilantro
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp Urad dal
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1 tbsp coconut Oil
Blend ginger, garlic, green chilies and cilantro into a smooth paste with little water. In a pan heat oil. Heat mustard seeds and roast urad dal until golden brown. Add the greens, turmeric powder and cook covered until the greens are done. Add the ground paste and salt, and cook for additional two minutes. Remove from heat and add powdered gram. Serve with rice and vegetables.
PURSLANE CHIA SMOOTHIE
1 large handful of purslane
1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
3 handfuls of fresh flat-leaf parsley
3 sprigs of fresh mint
1/2 Cup blueberries
1 small chopped apple
1/2 cup coconut, flax, or cashew milk
3/4 cup water
Blend all ingredients until smooth.
PURSLANE WITH RICE - COLD
1 cup. purslane leaves and chopped stems
1 med. bell pepper (green)
1 green onion
1/2 c. tamari or soy sauce
2 cups cooked rice
Chop purslane, green bell pepper and green onions. Add tamari and stir. Spoon over cooked rice.
PURSLANE IN YOGURT
Use like tzatziki - as a dip or sauce over grilled meats.
2 cups finely chopped purslane - stems and leaves
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 c. plain yogurt
2 tsp. Vinegar
1/2 tsp. diced apple
2 tsp. minced onion
1/2 tsp. dill weed
Dash of cayenne pepper
Place all ingredients in a bowl. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
PURSLANE SAUCE FOR FISH
2 fish fillets
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. lemon juice
Cut pieces of heavy foil about same size as fillets, skin side down. Heat in oven about 15 to 20 minutes. Mix together melted butter and lemon juice. Baste fish several times with mixture until done. Serve with purslane sauce.
2 cups diced purslane leaves (stems optional)
1 c. sour cream
1 c. mayonnaise
1 tbsp. fresh chopped dill
Mix all ingredients and chill for 2 hours.
PURSLANE & CUCUMBER SANDWICHES
8 oz. cream cheese
1/2 c. mayo
1 pkg. Good Seasons Italian dressing
Blend purslane, cream cheese, mayo and seasonings package all together. Spread onto rye bread. Put slices of cucumber on top.