Garlic

Nutritional Information
Rich in phytochemicals, particularly allyl sulfides.

What To Look For
Choose firm, dry bulbs with tightly closed cloves and smooth skins. Avoid bulbs with green sprouts.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store in a cool, well-ventilated place; do not refrigerate.

Best Uses
Whole bulbs can be baked or roasted. Often garlic is separated into cloves, peeled, sliced, minced or crushed and used to flavor a wide variety of dishes.

Recipes
Skinny Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette
Herbed Garlic Scented Bread




Summer Fruits and Vegetables
Other Vegetables


Arugula
Avocados
Beans, Green
Beans
Beets
Collards
Corn
Cucumber

Eggplant
Garlic
Kohlrabi
Mushrooms
Okra
Onions
Peas, Sugar, Snap
Peppers

Potatoes
Shallots
Squash, Summer
Swiss chard
Tomatoes
Zucchini
see also:  Summer Fruit Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
Spring Vegetable Guide | Spring Fruit Guide
 
related links:  FDA's Tips for Handling Fresh Produce



NOTE:
An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

   Source: Copyright 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.
Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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