TOPS OF WILD SMILAX SHOOTS (3 oz)
This is a unique veggie you aren't likely to find anywhere else!
3 ounces of the tender, slightly sweet tips of Wild Smilax/Greenbriar Shoots (AKA Wild Asparagus)! These tips are ideal for eating raw. By themselves, or tossed into salads and pastas, they’re a uniquely delicious way to bring added nutrition to your diet!
We first discovered these shoots last year, and I'm so excited to offer them to you again! They're tender and delicious enough to simply snack on them raw*, but they can also be steamed or sauteed. While they COOK like asparagus, they don't TASTE like it. Honestly, there isn't much distinctive flavor to them---the closest flavor would be something like the tops of Romaine Lettuce.
Bamboo Vine/Smilax is an excellent source of VITAMIN E, IRON, CALCIUM, MANGANESE, and FIBER!! Check out the attached link (or do your own Google Sleuthing) to learn more about the impressive nutritional content and health benefits of this wild plant!