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Sea Bean

The sea bean is a water vegetable that grows in the ocean. It has a grassy-salty-vegetal flavor and crunchy texture. It is best used as a garnish to add a splash of color, crunch, and salty flavor to a dish.

Alternative Names

Glasswort, Marsh Samphire, Rock Samphire, Samphire, Sea Pickle

Categories

Foraged Vegetable, Water Vegetable

Origin

Atlantic Coast, Great Britain, Pacific Coast

Flavor

Grassy, Salty, Vegetal

Texture

Crunchy, Firm

Prep Methods

Finishing, Pickle

Cooking Method

As Is, Blanch, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

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