Excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate. Good source of fiber and calcium.
What To Look For
Leaves should be crisp, tender, and not overgrown. Bright color.
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.
Cook in skillet with small amount of olive oil until just wilted, or steam using the moisture that clings to greens after washing.