Not to forget topinambour (Helianthus tuberosus).
One of the best wild vegetables are nettles and the Romans brought ground elder with them.
Although all vegetables are good for us some are more nutrient dense than others. As a general guide the more vibrant the colour the more packed with minerals and vitamins a vegetable is. Dark green ‘curly’ cabbage trumps light green every time.
There’s no order of merit or nutrition to the following list, they are just veggies that nutritionists agree are amongst the best to eat to pack in the goodness. Continue reading »