Silverbeet is similar to spinach but has a stronger flavour.
Shred silverbeet & add raw to salads. Alternatively, slice & use in stir-fries, curries, quiches, soups or as part of a side dish.
Suits quick cooking methods like stir fry, steaming or microwaving.
Refrigerate in plastic bags.
Contains iron & good source of potassium, fibre, & vitamins A, C & B group.
Cook silverbeet as briefly as possible to retain maximum nutrient content
Silverbeet surprisingly, has more available calcium than cow's milk. Calcium is essential for healthy bones, so silverbeet is a good choice for those who want the calicum without the calories, or are allergic to dairy products
|Serving size: ½ cup 75g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.22||0.30%||0.29|
|- saturated (g)||0.039||0.10%||0.052|
|- sugars (g)||1.95||2.20%||2.6|
|Dietary fibre (g)||2.48||8.3%||3.3||Contains dietary fibre|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||414.58||55% RDI*||552.77||A good source of vitamin A Equiv.|
|Vitamin C (mg)||12||30% RDI*||16||A good source of vitamin C|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.8||18% RDI*||2.4||A source of vitamin E|
|Folate (µg)||31.5||15.75% RDI*||42||A source of folate|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.188||11.8% RDI*||0.25||A source of vitamin B6|
|Potassium (mg)||315.8||421||Contains potassium|
|Iron (mg)||0.92||7.7% RDI*||1.23|
|Niacin (mg)||0.64||6.4% RDI*||0.85|
|Calcium (mg)||51||6.4% RDI*||68|
|Zinc (mg)||0.56||4.7% RDI*||0.74|
|Riboflavin (mg)||0.03||1.8% RDI*||0.04|
|Thiamin (mg)||0.015||1.4% RDI*||0.02|
|Selenium (µg)||0.19||0.3% RDI*||0.25|
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