OverviewThis is a plant of which only the leaves are used. There is a wild species, very tasty, with small red and green leaves, and a cultivated variety with large green leaves.
|Pick off leaves, wash and dry them, then remove the central vein if it's large.|
|Add leaves to your recipe whole, it's not necessary to chop them because cooking reduces them a lot.|
For using raw, it's better to chop them.