Sliverbeet

 

As a source of iron, and rich in vitamin B6 and vitamin C, silverbeet helps you fight off fatigue and keep you sharp all day long.

What nutrients in silverbeet boosts mood?
  • Fibre
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin C
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Iron
  • Energy metabolism
  • Beta-carotene (antioxidant)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fridge
  • Freezer

Top tip: To keep your silverbeet ultra-fresh, store in a plastic bag in the fridge for up to five days.

 
Prep
  • Boil
  • Stir Fry
  • Steam

Top tip: Remove the stems from the leafy section and cook silverbeet like asparagus.

When Are They In Season?

Silverbeets are in season all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a cup boiled silverbeet (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

You can plant silverbeet back in your garden. Cut and plant a few leaves, and it will quickly re-sprout - an ongoing supply of leafy greens!

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for half a cup boiled (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a cup boiled silverbeet (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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