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SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Mustard greens are used as you would cooked spinach or used as a garnish.

Selection

Good-quality mustard greens will have medium-green colored leaves with rough edges and fairly long stalks.

Avoid

Avoid greens 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 :27Calories from Fat :
    Total Fat0.42
    Cholesterol0%
    Sodium 20%
    Total Carbohydrate4.67%
    Dietary Fiber3.2%
    Sugars 1.32%
    Protein 2.86%
    Vitamin A3024%
    Vitamin C70%
    Calcium 115 %
    Iron 1.64%

  • 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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