Dill Leaves

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  • Description
    Fresh and dried dill leaves are used as herbs.

  • Culinary Uses
    Its fernlike leaves are aromatic and are used to flavor many foods, such as gravlax (cured salmon), borscht and other soups, and pickles (where the dill flower is sometimes used). Dill is the herb most often added to fish.Dill is the eponymous ingredient in dill pickles: cucumbers preserved in salty brine and/or vinegar.
  • Health Benefits
    Dill weed contains numerous plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.This popular herb contains no cholesterol and low in calories.Dill weed is a good source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, and magnesium.