Botanic name: Spinacia oleracea
Health Benefits of Red Spinach
Red Spinach is high in iron, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins A, B6, C, K along with calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and a complete set of amino acids.
Red Spinach Growing Information
Plant Red Spinach in an open, sunny position where the soil is well-drained.
Will tolerate somewhat dry soil.
Red Spinach Recipe
Red Spinach Stir-fry
Heat 1/2 tsp sesame oil in a frypan on medium heat, add 2-3 cloves chopped Garlic with 10 thin slices of fresh Ginger and 1 tbsp. of shrimp paste that has been soaked.
Cook until aromatic.
Turn heat to high and add 1 bunch red spinach leaves and 1/4 cup water and stir fry for 1 minute, add 1 tsp soy sauce.
Cook a further 30 seconds then enjoy.