VERDOLAGA (PURSLANE)

SKU: 33102 Category: Product ID: 2280

Description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Its leaves contain high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Contains zinc, phosphorus, manganese, copper and calcium.
  • An excellent source of vitamin A.

Purslane (verdolaga in Mexico, pourpier in France, bakleh in Lebanese) is a wonderful green that is extremely popular in Lebanon and throughout the Levant. It grows in any vegetable garden like a ground cover. It is according to Paula Wolfert, “incredibly nutritious” and “rich in Omega-3 fatty acids” (more than some fish oils). Apparently it grows everywhere in America.

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