A friend recently returned from abroad and having sampled a Mache Salad Recipe was searching for one in North America and also wanted to know where fresh mache could be bought. So, I went on a search and found this simple excellent salad recipe which I will be making more often.
This dainty little plant grows wild in most of Europe and that could account for some of it's other names, such as: rapunzel, (meaning wild), corn salad, (because it would grow between the corn stalks), and lamb lettuce, (because it was eaten during lambing season).
It has a slightly nutty and tangy flavour that goes well with nearly any type of salad dressing.
Europeans have been cultivating this plant for use in salads and other dishes, for centuries. It has now become available world-wide. It is usually found in pre-mixed packages with radicchio and frisee.
These pre-mixed packages are handy because the contents have all been washed and dried are ready for immediate use.
Recipe Yield: This recipe serves 4
1. Other vegetables can be added such as: diced sweet peppers.
Mache, like most other salad lettuces, is rich in Vitamins and minerals. This little plant also contains a lot of nutritious fiber.
Mache is easily grown in any temperate climate BUT is best eaten while very young. The older the plant gets - the more tangy it becomes.
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