Baby Red Okami Spinach
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Red Okami spinach available in late spring.
Baby Red Okami spinach produces rich green, spear-shaped leaves with contrasting red, edible stems. This spinach variety offer a mild "spinach" flavor and tender texture. Baby red Okami spinach is similar to baby spoon spinach in taste and texture.
An excellent source of antioxidants, spinach has four times the beta carotene of broccoli. High in lutein, nutrients in spinach help lower blood cholesterol. It also contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron and folic acid. For best nutritional value, eat raw or slightly cooked.
Use baby Red Okami as a salad ingredient or wilt with hot pastas and grains. Pair with fresh citrus and berries, nuts, strong cheeses, spring vegetables such as peas and asparagus, or toss with hot past or grains until barely wilted. Baby Red Okami spinach has a more mild, less metallic flavor than mature spinach and is complimented by vinaigrettes, fresh herbs, garlic, toasted bread and beans. Keep baby red Okami spinach cool and dry until ready to use.