The Vege Basket

Silver beet 180gms

Sale price Price $3.00 Regular price

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Silver beet, Rainbow Beet or Swiss Chard are all classed as silver beet. Silver Beet is similar to spinach but stronger in flavour. Although young leaves can be used in a salad it is usually eaten cooked. Finely chopped or pureed it makes a good base for many other dishes. Silver Beet cooks quickly and if using the stems as well as the leaves it is a good idea to separate and put the stems in a few minutes before the leaves as they take a little longer to cook.

Silver Beet is a good source of vitamins C, A , E, B6 and K, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Zinc and Phosphorus. Also high in Thiamin and folate yet is low in calories and saturated fat and cholesterol.

 

We are a small family run Market Garden providing a variety of seasonal vegetables. We are Spray Free and try to grow as naturally as we are able. Our goal is to provide fresh tasty vegetables at a reasonable price.

We pick, rinse and pack our veggies as close as possible to delivery times in order to retain the freshness to your door.

We hope you will try some of the less common vegetables we have available and experience the different tastes and textures that are available.

The Vege Basket Team.

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