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Red Amaranth Greens

The younger leaves are better for raw applications and more mature leaves are better for cooking. Baby Red 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

Red Amaranth Leaves, Red Callaloo Greens, Red Callaloo Leaves, Red Shen Choy, Red Yin Choy

Categories

Braising Green, Leaf Vegetable, Salad Green

Origin

Mexico, South America

Flavor

Astringent, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Chop, Cut/Slice, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is, Braise, Raw, Sauté, Steam

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