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Old 07-30-2005, 02:37 AM - Thread Starter
 
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In a shameless attempt to figure out what other edible greens are out there...
kale
green beans
peas
lettuces
zuchinni
bell peppers
cucumbers
spinach

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Old 07-30-2005, 02:38 AM
 
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sheesh. . .nothing to add. . .I'll keep thinking. . .
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Ok:

Brocolli

Brussel Sprouts

Turnip greens

Asparagus

Celery (DS loooves 'teething' this. . .maybe he's soaking up some vitamins)

Artichoke

Okra

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Swiss chard
Watercress
Cabbages! (even the red and white ones.)
Cauliflower leaves- and, indeed, the cauliflower. It's white, but still green, iyswim?
Beetroot leaves
Rocket
The full assortment of herbs- anything you can find, but especially parsley and coriander
Nettles
Dandelion leaves
Novelty salad ingredients- mustard leaves, stuff like that.
And, erm, I'm getting stuck now too, but I know there's more.

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Bok Choy
Collard Greens
Rainbow Chard

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chicory
seaweed
other wild greens like lambsquarters, fiddleheads, purslane, etc
spirulina
wheatgrass (er, well, the juice is edible anyways)
sprouts

<wonders if there are any edible mosses> :LOL

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verdolaga
quelites
kohlrabi
broccoli rabe
nasturtium leaves
garlic scapes
grape leaves

Can you tell we eat almost anything green around here? :LOL

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It's getting harder!

arugula- but there are so many lettuces! Just as there are cabbages
chicory
scallions
fennel
leeks
endive
peppers- chili ones, too
pea pods...did someone say that?
artichokes
watercress
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My favorite stirfry "green" I discovered last summer: Broccolini!! Yum... it is a cross between brocolli and asparagus.
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Originally Posted by moss
chicory
seaweed
other wild greens like lambsquarters, fiddleheads, purslane, etc
spirulina
wheatgrass (er, well, the juice is edible anyways)
sprouts

<wonders if there are any edible mosses> :LOL


Yep.

http://www.viable-herbal.com/herbdesc2/1irishmo.htm


The only things I can think of that haven't been mentioned already are green tomatoes and green sprouts.
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tomatillos? They are kinda green........

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