Spinach



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1 c. (30g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

0.3
--
0.4
2.6
0.2
0
1.7
1


Calories: 6.9
Total Sugars: 0.1g
Carb.: 1.1g
Fiber: 0.7g
Total Fats: 0.1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 0.9g
Sodium: 23.7mg
*Data provided by USDA

An annual plant (Spinacia oleracea) of the family Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot) whose green leaves are eaten as a vegetable, cooked or eaten raw in salads. Spinach is rich in iron, and vitamins A and C. The plant originated in southwest Asia and was introduced to Spain in the 8th century, with the Spaniards eventually bringing it to the United States. It is now grown in temperate regions throughout the world.


Spinach is often found in recipes that also contain basil, mozzarella cheese, feta cheese, Italian seasoning, sun dried tomatoes and romano cheese

Seasonal Calendar for spinach

  Local supplies are abundant and prices are low.  Local supplies are lower and prices are higher.
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Western/Northern Europe            
Australia