Often referred to as “dill weed”, dill leaves are part of the same family as parsley and bay leaf.
According to research, dill leaves may reduce risks of heart attacks1, and help reduce insulin resistance. 2
How to Use, Cook & Store Dill
Taste: Fresh, sharp flavor
Get the most out of this herb: Chop the leaves finely and sprinkle on your food just before eating.
Pairs well with: Cottage cheese, cream cheese, goat cheese, omelets, fish (especially salmon), cucumber .
Great in: Pickling, dressings, omelets, cold yogurt soups, potato salads.
Prep like this: Add at the end of cooking, as its flavor is destroyed by heat.
- Yazdanparast, R., & Alavi, M. (2001). Antihyperlipidaemic and antihypercholesterolaemic effects of Anethum graveolens leaves after the removal of furocoumarins. Cytobios, 105(410), 185.
- Panda, S. (2008). The effect of Anethum graveolens L. (dill) on corticosteroid induced diabetes mellitus: involvement of thyroid hormones. Phytotherapy Research, 22(12), 1695-1697.