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Malabar Spinach

Malabar Spinach can be used as substitute for regular Spinach in most applications but as it gets older it's more like Bloomsdale Spinach. Use raw in salads or sauté for braising greens.

Alternative Names

Asian Spinach, Basella Alba, Ceylon Spinach, Indian Spinach

Categories

Braising Green, Leaf Vegetable, Salad Green

Origin

Asia

Flavor

Mild, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is, Blanch, Sauté

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