Harvesting garlic mustard is easy, just look for the young tender shoots and pull them out of the ground. Make sure to get the roots out as well. It’s best to harvest them before they flower, as they will become more bitter after flowering. Once you have your garlic mustard shoots, you can cook them in a variety of ways.
One of the easiest ways to cook garlic mustard is to boil them in salted water for about 5 minutes. This will give you a tender vegetable that can be eaten as a side dish or added to salads. You can also sauté them in butter or oil with some garlic and salt for a delicious side dish. Another option is to stir fry them with other vegetables for a tasty meal.
Garlic mustard is a great wild edible that is easy to find and easy to cook. It’s a great way to add some variety to your meals and get some of the benefits of wild edibles. So next time you’re out for a walk, keep an eye out for garlic mustard and give it a try!