Are the greens on carrots good to eat?
This may come as a surprise, but those lanky Bugs Bunny-like green tops on your carrots are edible, and not only are they edible, but they are super delicious and loaded with nutrients! Carrot greens have a sweet earthy flavor that is reminiscent of, well, carrots! With a fresh parsley finish.
What are the benefits of eating carrot leaves?
Health benefits of Carrot Leaves
- Carrot leaves have 6 times more Vitamin C than the carrot root! They are also a good source of Vitamin K, which is actually not there in the root per se.
- They are rich in Potassium and Calcium. …
- The greens are rich in chlorophyll, which is an excellent source of magnesium.
Can you cook and eat carrot top greens?
In fact, their bitter flavor is what makes carrot tops so unique for use in the kitchen. They can be enjoyed raw or cooked (cooking them will soften the bitterness), and bring an earthy flavor to all sorts of savory dishes.