CilantroAlso Known As:
Chinese Parsley and Fresh CorianderOrigin:
CilantroTaste and Aroma:
A pleasant mix between parsley and citrus.Uses:
Salsas, burritos, tacos, chilies, salads and meat.Substitutes: Cilantro Powder
, Parsley Powder, Lemon Grass
, Parsley Flakes
or CorianderFun Fact:
Cilantro is one of the earliest spices to be introduced to America.Health Values:
-Has anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce symptoms of arthritis
-May aid in digestion and reduce gas and prevent nausea
-May lower blood sugar
-May lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol
-Good source of iron, magnesium and fiber.
-Contains phytonutrients and flavonoids
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