Purslane (Verdolagas) and Cilantro Soup - Tucson

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Mme M

Use tender, not tough purslane leaves. Purslane (verdolagas in Spanish) is a wild plant in the succulent family. It grows in Mexico and in the Southwest of the US.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large cooking pot, heat the chicken broth, add onion, tomatoes and cilantro.
  2. Heat to a slow boil, reduce heat, add garlic salt and salt to taste.
  3. Simmer 5 minutes, covered.
  4. Add the chopped, cooked purslane. Stir.
  5. Serve at once.

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