New Greens to Power Up Your Salad
One of the mildest mustard greens, mizunaoften found in mesclun mixesis high in immune-boosting vitamin C, folate, and iron. It also contains powerful glucosinolatesantioxidants linked to decreased cancer risk, says Tanya Zuckerbrot, RD, author of The F-Factor Diet. Cultivated in Japan since ancient times, mizuna brings an exotic, slightly spicy flavor to the table.
Prep tip: Part of mizuna’s allure is its feathery, light appearancebut its edges dry out easily. To get the freshest bunch, look for crisp green leaves that aren’t wilted.