Sea Blite

Suaeda australis

Suaeda australis


common name

Sea blite

traditional use

Sea Blite is a salty, sea vegetable with high levels of iodine.
Settlers used the leaves as a vegetable and pickle (Low, 1991)

part used



All year round.

flavour profile



Sea Blite will impart a pleasant, salty flavour to a dish and in small quantities, makes a nice addition to a salad. Sea Blite can be cooked with other vegetables to enhance flavour and add a natural saltiness. It can be used steamed, stir-fried or blanched and is a great complement to seafood dishes.