A common ‘weed’ that is also known as goosefoot, fat hen, and smooth pigweed, lamb’s quarters is a plant you may have overlooked. Tasty and abundant, and common nearly everywhere human beings live, it is the perfect forager’s find. The leaves taste incredibly similar to spinach, and the raw stems taste like asparagus.
I’ve been making versions of this recipe for years–it’s a fun way to use Lamb’s Quarters. Read more to find out just how nutritious this ‘weed’ is, and how tasty!