Cilantro Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
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Salsa & seafood; Mexican, Indian, Chinese & Thai dishes.
In general, herbs should be fresh looking, crisp and brightly-colored.
Avoid herbs that are wilted, have dry brown areas, or are pale or yellow in color. Slimy looking dark spots with small areas of mold indicate old product or poor handling.
Most herbs benefit from being stored with freshly cut stems in a glass of water - either in or out of the refrigerator.
Herbs will not ripen further after harvest.
Cilantro is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It's also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc and Selenium, and a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesiu
Amount per serving
Don't throw away lettuce, greens, celery, etc that has been in your refrigerator a little too long and gone limp. Revive most leafy vegetables by cutting a small amount from the stem-end, soaking in warm (100 degree) water for 5 minutes, drain and refrige
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Good-quality peas will have a large pod that bulges away from the pea inside. The pod will be firm and crisp with medium to dark-green coloring.
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