Asked by: Dorthy Hartge
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd March, 2020

What can I do with excess Silverbeet?

What to do when you have WAY TOO MUCH silverbeet.
  1. Browse your favourite website for recipes.
  2. Make a fresh salad – if you have young tender leaves of silverbeet, they make a nice salad.
  3. Make a warm salad.
  4. Indian curries go really well with silverbeet – palak paneer can be made with silverbeet instead of spinach.
  5. While I was on the SBS site I saw this frittata recipe.

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Also question is, can you preserve Silverbeet?

Keep silver beet in a plastic bag in the fridge, away from produce that emits ethylene, for up to five days. Silver beet can be frozen: Remove stems (which don't freeze well) and place cut leaves in boiling water for about two minutes. Dry leaves as much as possible then place in plastic bags, seal and freeze flat.

Likewise, how do I use Silverbeet? Use silverbeet in exactly the same way as spinach. Add it to soups, pies, lasagnes, pizza and dips for flavour, colour and texture.

In this regard, are the stalks of Silverbeet good for you?

Why silverbeet is good to eat Silverbeet is a good source of vitamins A, C, B6 and K (important for helping your blood to clot). Silverbeet contains dietary fibre, which is important for a healthy bowel. Energy – 100 g of silverbeet supplies 65 kJ.

Is Silverbeet as good as spinach?

Like many leafy green vegetables, silverbeet or chard are rich in an array of minerals and vitamins; high levels of magnesium, calcium, vitamin K, iron, potassium, vitamin A, zinc, copper, vitamin C, dietary fiber, and vitamin E. Silverbeet or chard however is not the same as spinach.

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