Slim Amaranth Red Vleta

Vleta is the Greek name for amaranthus or slim amaranth, a leafy vegetable that grows wild all over Greece in the summer. There are about 60 varieties of amaranth throughout the world and it has taken health-conscious consumers interest for centuries.
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This is red amaranth, unusual and difficult to find, in Greece we eat the leaves and not the seeds. Simply boil, shock in ice water, and a touch of lemon and virgin oil makes to make it the perfect food. I couldn’t think of a more perfect gift – thanks Adonia🙂

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