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SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Dandelion Greens are used in salads, as you would cooked spinach or used as a garnish.

Selection

Good-quality Dandelion greens will have medium to dark-green colored, flat leaves that are crisp, upright and not wilted.

Avoid

Avoid product with leaves that are wilted, yellowing or have dark green patches of slime on parts of the leaves.

Storage

Always store lettuce, cabbage, etc in the refrigerator.

To prolong storage life, cut the stem end and soak in warm water for 2-3 minutes before storing in your refrigerator.

Ripening

In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.

  • Nutritional Information
  • Amount per serving

    Calories :45Calories from Fat :
    Total Fat0.7
    Cholesterol0%
    Sodium 76%
    Total Carbohydrate9.2%
    Dietary Fiber3.5%
    Sugars 0.71%
    Protein 2.7%
    Vitamin A10161%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium 187 %
    Iron 3.1%

  • Tips & Trivia
  • 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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