Red Clover, botanical name Trifolium pratense,is edible either raw or cooked. The Clover flowers are nutritious and full of protein. For easier digestion, the fresh flowers should either be briefly cooked or boiled or soaked in salty water before consumption. Actually it is much better to eat them sauteed or stir fried until well done or lightly battered and made into tempura or fritters rather than eating them raw.
Dried Red Clover flowers can be grinded into a protein rich and nutritious flour. Adding Red Clover flowers to your diet can help lead you to a healthier lifestyle.