Purslane salad

Benefits of purslane salad



Lettuce (30 g approx.)

Purslane leaves or other wild vegetable (10 g approx.)

– 3 tomatoes

Olive oil for seasoning

purslane salad

How to serve this recipe.


– Wash the lettuce leaves and drain them well.

– Wash purslane well. (Do not collect purslane growing up in urban places, or places where it may be contaminated by domestic or wild animals)

– Separate the leaves of purslane.

– Cut the lettuce leaves for salad.

– Mix the lettuce leaves and the purslane and place them in a serving dish.

– Cut the tomatoes into quarters.

– Arrange the pieces of chopped tomatoes as in the photo above.

– Serve as accompaniment.

Properties of purslane salad

This recipe is rich in fiber, vitamin C and folic acid. It also provides valuable flavonoids, with health properties.

We speak of lycopene from tomato, so healthy for the heart; or beta carotene from purslane. They both very suitable to protect and care for skin health.

It’s a recipe containing low calories, but a lot of fiber, antioxidants and minerals.

It is recommended in any balanced diet.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

24 November, 2021

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