Alfalfa

Medicago sativa

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

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Alfalfa

A legume, which is most often sprouted, making a savoury and pleasant salad or sandwich filling. The light brown seeds have a delicious nutty flavour and can be sprinkled over savoury dishes, breads and pastries, or added to cakes and desserts.