Excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. Good source of magnesium.
What To Look For
Crisp, tender leaves that are not overgrown. Bright color. Available year round, but tend to be tough and woody in hot summers.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Keep refrigerated in plastic bags to maintain moisture. Rinse as many times as necessary to remove sand. Remove thick, tough leaves.
Use raw in salads when small and tender. Cook in skillet with small amount of olive oil until just wilted, or steam using the moisture that clings to greens after washing.
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