How to Eat Moringa Leaves
Of all of the questions we have received, about Moringa, the
second most asked question is:
"How do you eat the leaves?" Here is the answer:
You eat Moringa leaves, as you eat any other "greens".
Moringa leaves can be eaten as salad greens, added to rice dishes, put in omelettes, added to breads and muffins, put into casseroles, stir-fried with onions, added to any vegetable dish - the list is endless! Here are a few ideas...
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This page was last updated: January 25, 2013
Here are some ways you can eat the leaves from my tree."
The "rule of thumb" on eating Moringa leaves, is this - add them to your hot dishes about 2 to 3 minutes before
you plan to eat. That way, you get the most nutrition from the leaves, before excess
heat destroys some of the vitamins, and all of the enzymes.
Forget doing that, if you are going to incorporate the leaves into any baked goods, but it works well when you are adding it to soups and grains, or to any other dish that is cooked, rather than baked.
We do that with the DRIED LEAVES,
We especially like Moringa leaves added right at the end of the cooking time, when we are eating quinoa, teff, brown rice, chia, amaranth, wild rice,
oatmeal, wheat, or any other grains
Add Moringa Leaves to:
Deviled Eggs Shepherd's Pie
I am really fond of
the taste of the
Moringa leaves when they are quick-fried with onions and mushrooms!
Brown Rice with Moringa leaves
Moringa leaves, with corn and onions
Moringa Macaroni and Cheese
in Cole Slaw
Moringa leaves in Grilled Sandwiches
in Salmon Patties
in Chicken Salad
HAVE I GIVEN YOU ENOUGH IDEAS?
I Love Moringa
the fast-growing, nutritious, delicious gift from God