All year round
Store in the refrigerator in a plastic bag, ensure leaves are not squashed. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
The Greeks were the first to regard silver beet as a food and later the Romans considered it a delicacy.
Serving size: 75g - 1/2 cup leaves and upper stems, chopped, boiled, drained
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.22||0.29|
|- saturated (g)||0.039||0.052|
|- sugars (g)||1.95||2.6|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.48||3.3|
|Vitamin A Eqiuv. (µg)||414.58||552.77|
|Vitamin C (mg)||12||16|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.8||2.4|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.188||0.25|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research