Mr. Food: The Rainbow at the Produce Counter

March 4, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Our produce counters have something new and exciting to offer: colorful and good-for-us Salad Savoy, Bright Lights, and Steamin' Greens. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Salad Savoy:

Attractive vegetable that grows in both violet and white heads

A close cousin to kale and cabbage

Flavor that mildly resembles cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage

Adds crunch to salads

A hearty addition to soups

Mellow flavor when steamed, sautéed, braised or microwaved

Raw, makes a great garnish

Packed with vitamins and minerals

Bright Lights:

A new, milder variety of Swiss chard

Gold, orange, pink, red or white stems with deep green leaves

Stems and leaves can be used raw or cooked

Adds pizzazz to garden salads

Can be cooked and served like you would asparagus

Packed with vitamins and minerals

Steamin' Greens:

Combination of Salad Savoy and Bright Lights

Adds extra crunch to soups and salads

Jazzes up everything from mashed potatoes and risotto to pasta, chicken, casseroles and more

Makes a great side dish simply steamed, sautéed, braised or microwaved with favorite seasonings

Garnishes serving platters, buffet trays, plates and more

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It's a common fact that the more colorful produce contains more nutrients. Load up on a rainbow of fresh fruits and veggies and reap the healthy benefits they offer.

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