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Amaranthus Callaloo Red Leaf


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Baby leaves are great in salads, cook larger leaves as spinach
    A favourite vegetable throughout the Caribbean. The highly nutritious leaves can be cooked similarly to spinach and the young leaves can be used in salads. Amaranth is hardy and can cope with heat and dry conditions much better than other leafy greens.
  • A taste of the Americas
  • Exciting and delicious varieties
  • Stew, stir-fry, steam, salads
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: < 0.3
    • Position: Full Sun
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring, Summer
    • Plant Type: Edibles


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    How to use

    1. In a food processor, chop the garlic, salt and chilli flakes into a paste.
    2. Add the oil and the scallions, and chop a bit more.
    3. Pour mixture into a jar, and shake in the coconut milk and lemon juice.
    4. Add more salt or lemon juice if needed. Wash and dry your lettuce, spinach and amaranth leaves then place in a bowl with the tofu and basil.
    5. Pour in the dressing a bit at a time and toss gently.
    6. Add the avocado and give the salad one last gentle toss.

    General Precautions

    Not suitable for children under 3 years of age, contains small parts. Adult supervision required.

    Sizes/Options Available

    500 seeds

    General Retail Stockists

    Bunnings Warehouse and Independent Garden Retailers