What are the pros? the many uses for the plant
What are the cons? the invasiveness of it
While I love this plant for multiple reasons, it can be used for cooking and herbal medicine, it does tend to be invasive, so plant it in a container and keep an area around it clear so you can catch the seeds before they drop if you don't want it coming back up in the same place next year. I love to saute the leaves with onion, mushrooms and bacon, I have also used them as a replacement for grape leaves in a couple of recipes and layered it like spinach in quiche and lasagna. I have even made a pesto for dipping bread out of it as well as used it like I would in making turnip or mustard greens.. I have also dried the leaves to make tinctures for the following:
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