How long do Mixed Greens last in fridge?

How long do Mixed Greens last in fridge?

Tender greens like lettuce, spring mix, spinach, and arugula can last up to a week. Hardier greens like radish greens, beet greens, and swiss chard will last a bit longer. Really hardy greens like parsley, kale, turnip greens, and collard greens will last 1-2 weeks.

Can you cook with salad greens?

Salad greens can't take the heat of a braise, but they are tasty when gently wilted. Add them to still-warm simmered beans, lentils, grains, or roasted veggies, and the heat of the pot or pan will gently wilt them. To ensure that they don't become soggy or sad, stir them in just before serving.

Are Mixed Greens safe to eat?

Greens can harbor pesticides, and are susceptible to Salmonella, E. coli, and Listeria, all dangerous microbes. So much so that the FDC recommends people at risk, (those with compromised immune systems, the elderly, the very young, and pregnant women,) avoid eating them entirely!

How do I incorporate leafy greens into my diet?

What to Do

  1. Eat them raw in a salad (of course!). ...
  2. Sauté them with olive oil, salt and pepper. ...
  3. Add them to soup during the last few minutes of cooking. ...
  4. Use dark leafy greens as wraps instead of tortillas or pita bread. ...
  5. Blend them into smoothies. ...
  6. Make a pesto sauce.