SCIENTIFIC NAME: Beta vulgaris.
CROP METHOD: submerge the seeds in water. In a container about 5 cm high, with holes in the bottom, fill it with substrate and moisten. Spread the seeds leaving space between them, cover lightly with substrate and moisten. Keep moist, once it germinates, place the container in a place that gives it indirect sunlight.
DIP: 6-8 hrs.
HARVEST: 7-10 days approx.
SEEDS / GRAM: 55.
FORMAT: 100-500-1000 gr.
TEMPORALITY: seeds available all year.
RED CHARD SPROUT
TASTING: sweet, herbaceous taste with a slight bitter end, very watery. It makes salivate and powerful in the mouth. Smooth spinach-like flavor.
PAIRING: caper, anchovy, watercress, onion, pork, coconut, cumin, chocolate, dill, liver, egg, apple, orange, walnut, potato, fatty fish, goat cheese, horseradish, veal.
UTILIZATION: red meat, white fish, steak tartare, salads.
COLOR AND SHAPE: intense red stems with nerves in the leaves. Elongated and thin shape.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS: contains 91% water, carbohydrates, fiber and very few calories. It is rich in vitamin A, it also contains vitamin C and minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and iodine. It is diuretic, laxative and purifying. Regulates thyroid hormone, strengthens the immune system, prevents cardiovascular and degenerative problems, benefits the liver and increases defenses.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION. Each serving of 100grs.
Energy - 79 KJ/19 Kcal
Fat - 0,20 g
Saturates - 0,03 g
Carbohydrates - 3,74 g
Sugar - 1,10 g
Fibre - 1,60 g
Protein - 1,80 g
Salt - 0,53 g