Purslane/verdolagas is an invasive weed in many gardens. It's saving grace is that the best way to control it is to eat it. It is a vegetable green used in many Latin American countries. It is also popular as a salad green in France and other European countries. It is similar in taste and consistency to watercress. Verdolaga is also valued in Latin America for its medicinal properties. Serve with Recipe #67923 or Recipe #279702 for a zingy kick.