Known locally as Umfino, spinach it is particularly high in vitamins A, C and K. Made popular by the adored show ‘Popeye’, this tender vegetable contain many important nutrients, iron and other minerals.
A relative of beets, chard and quinoa, spinach is fast growing and suited to cooler climates where it can be cultivated all year round. Eaten all over the world, spinach leaves can be steamed, sautéed or stir-fried and added to curries, soups, pasta dishes and stews. They can also be served on their own, as a side or fresh in salads.
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