Salad of calendula flowers with carrots and green onions

Salad of calendula flowers with carrots and green onions

In the wild calendula (lat. calendula) grows on the Mediterranean coast, as well as in Central Europe. Mainly found on rocky ledges, in bushes, on the coast. As such, calendula considered weeds. Certain types of calendula are popular ornamental plants.

Calendula or marigold grows in central and southern Europe and Central Asia. It is cultivated as an ornamental and medicinal plant. The aerial baskets contained resin, nitrogen-containing mucus, malic and salicylic acid. The seeds are found alkaloids.
Calendula used mainly as an anti-inflammatory agent in the form of ointments, emulsions for the treatment of small wounds, burns and frostbites. Recently obtained data on antihypertensive and soothing properties of calendula.
In cooking, calendula are used in the preparation of various salads, soups, cordials, drinks, pasta and other useful and tasty dishes. Calendula is valued for rich color and aroma.

Ingredients
Calendula flowers, cucumbers, carrots, green onions, sour cream 100, 1 egg, 1 bunch of dill.

Calendula boil water for 3 minutes, drain. Boil the carrots and cut into small cubes. Add boiled egg, green onions and cucumbers, cut into thin slices. All products mix, salt and sour cream. On top decorate with dill.

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. i love the idea of flowers in a salad! This looks really interesting!

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  2. Calendula is such an interesting ingredient!

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  3. Candace Kage says:

    I grow marigolds every years. Another great recipe I have everything on hand for.

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  4. I love that you posted this refreshing spring/summer salad in time to enjoy during these beautiful warm-weather months. Thanks for sharing yet another wonderfully unique recipe. The next time I'm at the farmers market I'll be looking for Calendula!

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  5. Matthew Ivan says:

    Never heard of the flowers but am so intrigued!

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  6. Les says:

    I would definitely like to try this!

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  7. SveetesKapes says:

    Edible flowers are the best, I had never heard of Calendula before. I will be adding that to this weekend's shopping list then, haha.
    xx, Kusum | http://www.sveeteskapes.com

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  8. hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm I am having a hard time wrapping my head around this one. Sounds good on paper but I don't think I would want to try this one….I am too chicken..LOL

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  9. A matter of taste 🙂

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