Lamb’s Quarters

lamb's quartersLamb’s quarters are a wild annual green with dull green leaves that have toothed edges. This annual is considered a weed by many but is entirely edible; belonging to the spinach and beet family. The leaves are an excellent source of vitamin C and iron.

Lamb’s Quarter Storage

Treat leaves like salad greens when it comes to storage.

Lamb’s Quarter Usage

If tender, leaves can be eaten raw in a salad. Lamb’s quarters can also be lightly cooked and substituted for spinach in many recipes, including lasagna and quiche.

Recipes for Lamb’s Quarters

Spring Green Phyllo Rolls with Yogurt and Feta Dressing