Pea Shoots

Pea ShootsFood Blogga referred to pea shoots as “Nature’s wedding bouquet.” Pea shoots are a delicate green that are low in calories and packed with nutrients ~ vitamins A, C, K and folic acid to name a few. They are prevalent in Asian cuisine and are also high in antioxidants and phytochemicals, which are associated with preventing diseases and decreasing cancer risk. For more Pea Shoot info.

Taste like… Peas!

Culinary Tip: You can substitute them for leafy greens in most recipes. They can be eaten raw or cooked! Stems are edible too!

Fun Fact: In Cantonese, pea shoots are referred to as dau miu.

Recipe ideas: 

Beet, Avocado, Pea Shoot Salad

Sesame Garlic Pea Shoot Stir Fry – quick easy side dish

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