Burdock Root (Gobo) Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
Scientific Binomial Name: Arctium lappa
Use in stir-fry, tea, or as a meat stuffing.
Also called Gobo root, good-quality Burdock Root will be firm, heavy for its size and have brown-colored skin.
Avoid product that is soft or pliable.
You can store root vegetables like carrots in your refrigerator's crisper drawer for a few weeks if placed in a perforated plastic bag.
To prolong storage life, soak in warm water for 2-3 minutes before storing in your refrigerator.
In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.
Burdock Root is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It's also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.
Celery Root Uses and Availability
Also called apio and celeriac, celery root can be eaten raw, cooked, used in soups, stews and salads.
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