Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: none
Want more edible munchies from the yard and garden? Try a flower petal salad.
Many kinds of flowers can be used for a flower petal salad. Just be sure that you don't use any non-organic fertilizers or chemical weed controls before harvesting.
Some kinds of flowers that can be used in salads are:
And lots more! As you can see, you can create an incredible edible flower salad just by spending a few minutes admiring the posies in your yard.
Create your salad by picking healthy, unbruised flowers. Remove the green parts from dandelions. Tear petals from larger flowers like roses. Add a bit of mesculun and a raspberry viniagrette and viola! Flower petal salad.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_edible_flowers for a more complete listing of edible flowers.