Baby spinach is bright green with gently rounded leaves like that of the bowl of a spoon, hence the name. The chewy texture of the young leaves is crisp yet succulent. Sweeter than mature spinach, Baby spinach offers a delicate nuttiness with subtle flavor and tender, edible stems.
Baby Spinach is available year-round.
Baby spinach is more delicate that mature spinach and is most often eaten raw in salad preparations. Pair with fresh citrus and berries, nuts, strong cheeses, spring vegetables such as peas and asparagus, or toss with hot past or grains until barely wilted. Baby spinach has a more mild, less metallic flavor than mature spinach and is complimented by vinaigrette's, fresh herbs, garlic, toasted bread and beans. Keep baby spinach cool and dry until ready to use.