Looking for the best samphire recipes? Want to make samphire pasta? Try our ideas below and check out our courgette recipes. From pasta dishes to light, spring veg stews, we have some great recipes to put it to work in.
Discover what samphire is, where to shop for it, and how to use it in our ingredient glossary.
When is samphire in season?
UK samphire season is a short one that starts in July and ends in August.
Check out this bright and vibrant vegetarian samphire dish with easy homemade beurre blanc. It’s an ideal side to serve with roast lamb or grilled white fish. Perhaps make a bowl to eat as a side with your BBQ.
Spaghetti alle vongole makes a classic Italian supper. The samphire here complements the clams perfectly and, along with dry white wine, helps make a lovely rich sauce that slicks the spaghetti.
This vibrant veggie dish, oozing with buttery zing, makes a satisfyingly crisp side to a spring roast or other meat-heavy meals.
This easy dish pairs the sea vegetable samphire with king prawns in a super-quick pasta sauce. Toss linguine through it and you’re in for a delicious, speedy dinnertime treat.
A fritteda is an Italian stew of spring vegetables. Our version uses samphire paired with prawns to create a light and flavoursome meal that’s ideal for hot summer days.