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Wild Amaranth Greens

The younger leaves are better for raw applications and more mature leaves are better for cooking. Baby Amaranth Greens are milder and good for salads or as a garnish and older greens are good for soup, stir fry, and vegetable side dish.

Alternative Names

Chau Lai, Pigweed, Wild Amaranth Leaves

Categories

Braising Green, Leaf Vegetable, Salad Green

Origin

Africa, Asia, Caribbean

Flavor

Earthy, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Chop, Cut/Slice, Finishing, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is, Braise, Raw, Sauté, Steam

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