Called sea beans in the U.S., samphire is crunchy seaweed that adds brininess to dishes and can be eaten raw or cooked. Look for it in gourmet markets or fish markets or order online at

Mauro Stoppa
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 2020


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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add samphire and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.


Nutrition Facts

38.6 calories; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 3.6g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugars 0.3g; fat 2.6g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 0.2IU; vitamin c 2.1mg 4% DV; folate 0.5mcg; calcium 56.8mg 6% DV; iron 0.8mg 5% DV; magnesium 41.7mg 15% DV; potassium 21.5mg 1% DV; sodium 328.9mg 13% DV.