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How to Make Cucumber & Nasturtium Flower Salad + Video

I’m going to show you a recipe for Cucumber & Nasturtium Flower Salad

How to Make Cucumber & Nasturtium Flower Salad - cookingwithkimberly.comNow, you may be squishing your nose up, thinking to yourself, “Isn’t that a flower?

Yup, the nasturtium is a plant – all of which is edible. Be sure they are organically grown.

The leaves, the flowers, the stems, the pods, all of it. Best thing about it isn’t the obvious beauty of the flowers in your meal or on your plate, it’s the bright, peppery flavor nasturtium gives to your food.

I use nasturtium for so many different and unique things, too many to mention here, but today, this salad is a winner, and you’ll love it to be in your repertoire.

Plus, grow these organically in your garden as great ground cover, as well as being a productive plant you can use all season. Different colors of flower lend to the mystique and exotic look of dishes using them as a garnish or ingredient.

Try it, you’ll like it! What…Are you afraid of a flower? ~ Kimberly Edwards

Type: Salad Recipe

Serve with: any fabulous main side dish
Prep Time: 8 min
Serves: 3-4

The ingredients & instructions are listed below the video for measurements & directions. Please enjoy the video below:



  1. Prepare cucumber by peeling slices lengthwise, alternating peel & no peel strips. This creates a nice pattern for you. Slice into medallions, then into quarters.
  2. In a serving bowl, combine by tossing cucumber chunks, pepper, salt and vinegar. Add nasturtium flowers and lightly toss again.
  3. Serve on plates and drizzle with a good finishing olive oil.
  4. Re-season with salt & pepper to taste, if necessary.

This Cucumber & Nasturtium Flower Salad is gonna knock your socks off with these edible flowers that’ll surprise you with fabulous flavor every single time.


I hope you enjoy this Cucumber Recipe on Cooking with Kimberly. Until next time…

Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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Author: Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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