Edible Flowers

Grow them in your garden—eat them in your salad

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Edible flowers add a special touch to salads. Once the salad has been tossed with dressing, pick off petals from edible flowers and toss them on top. Many flowers have a strong flavor, so use a light hand when adding them to your greens.

 

Nasturtium
Available in a scope of colors. Both flowers and leaves add a peppery flavor to mixed greens.
nasturtium
Calendula
A prolific grower, calendula blossoms grow in abundance. Sprinkle individual petals lightly on a salad.
Calendual
Herb Flowers
Basil, chives, dill, fennel, and arugula flowers all add a spark of aromatic flavor and a burst of color to salads.
Herb Flowers

 

 
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