Excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate. Good source of calcium and magnesium.
What To Look For
Look for small, soft leaves. (The bigger the leaves are, the more peppery and hot they become.)
Easy Storage and Preparation
Will keep for 1 or 2 days if refrigerated. Discard the long stems. Wash well in several changes of water to remove any dirt. Dry well.
Often used in salads. Its warm flavor is good with olives, hard-cooked eggs, grilled onions, and salty cheeses. Use vinaigrettes with strong acids, such as sherry vinegars, lemon juice, or aged red wine.
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