Invasive Garlic Mustard Greens

Garlic mustard Alliaria petiolata L.

Garlic mustard

is another wild nutritious edible green food that has A, some B and C vitamins in it.

Garlic mustard is an alien invasive weed that displaces native plants, so pick as much as you want.

It is a biennial that flowers in the second year.

Garlic mustard

Eat it raw in salads or use it as a herb, the stem cut be cut like chives or use the leaves. Garlic mustard is also good steamed, sautéed or cooked in soup and stews, eaten as a side green or made into pesto.

Garlic mustard flower

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3 Responses to “Invasive Garlic Mustard Greens”

  1. Love the sound of garlic mustard, but sounds like it needs to be corralled to stop it going wild… where do I get it from please? I am in Australia.

    • I am in Ontario Canada where garlic mustard grows wild and is considered an invasive weed. I would love to send you some but I think it is too invasive to native plants, that is why I am encouraging people to pick it and eat it. Thanks for your interest.

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