Spinach - Baby 300g Bag
Harvested when each leaf is perfectly tender, our baby spinach will surprise you with its mild and delicate taste. Spinach deserves its reputation as a superfood, being a good source of both nutrients and phytonutrients.
Baby spinach is a young, tender, and highly nutritious leafy green vegetable with a mild and slightly sweet flavour compared to mature spinach. It has tender leaves and a delicate texture, making it a versatile ingredient in various dishes.
Additional Nutritional Information: It is low in calories but packed with nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate, iron, and calcium. It is a good source of magnesium and contains a dietary significant amount of potassium. It also contains antioxidants that help protect against cell damage.
Usage Ideas: Baby spinach can be used in a wide range of recipes. It can be enjoyed raw in salads as a base or mixed with other greens. It can also be cooked and added to soups, stir-fries, pasta dishes, omelettes, and more. Its leaves wilt quickly when exposed to heat, so it's best to add it towards the end of cooking.
Availability and Storage: in New Zealand, baby spinach is typically available year-round. However, its peak season tends to be during the spring and autumn months (September to November and March to May). During these times, you may find baby spinach to be more abundantly available and potentially at a lower cost.
To store, keep it refrigerated in its original packaging or transfer it to an airtight container or bag. It is best consumed within a few days of purchase to maintain its freshness and nutritional value.
Baby spinach is a healthy and versatile leafy green that can add a nutritional boost to your meals. Whether enjoyed raw in salads or cooked in various recipes, it's a great addition to a balanced diet.