Which parts of the plant do you eat?

Which parts of the plant do you eat?

What parts of plants do you eat? Roots: Carrots, Potatoes and Onions. Flowers: Broccoli, Cauliflower Cabbage. Nuts and Seeds: Maize (corn), Beans, Rice, Pistachios and Cashews.

What is an example of a seed we eat?

Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, cashews, and acorns are all nuts. Grains are small dried seeds that we eat. The two main types of grains are cereals and legumes. Cereal is the technical term for what we commonly think of as grains.

What is a stem we eat?

The most common edible stems are asparagus, celery, rhubarb, broccoli, and cauliflower. In this guide, we will cover everything you should know about edible stems. We will share with you vegetables that have edible stems and dive a little deeper into each vegetable that has an edible stem for preparation purposes.

Are peas seeds?

The pea is most commonly the small spherical seed or the seed-pod of the pod fruit Pisum sativum. Each pod contains several peas, which can be green or yellow. Botanically, pea pods are fruit, since they contain seeds and develop from the ovary of a (pea) flower.

What fruit seeds do we eat?

Strawberries. Like apples and pears, strawberries have edible seeds. Unlike them, however, strawberries have their seeds on the outside. Strawberries grow on low-lying plants rather than in trees.

Why do we eat seeds?

Seeds contain all the starting materials necessary to develop into complex plants. Because of this, they are extremely nutritious. Seeds are great sources of fiber. They also contain healthy monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and many important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

What are seed vegetables?

Edible seeds are also known as legumes. Apart from sweet corn, seeds usually grow in pods which are sometimes eaten along with the seeds. Examples are peas, beans, snow peas (mangetout), sprouted beans and seeds and sweet corn.

Which part of onion do we eat?

We usually eat the root of the onion plant. The stems taste good too, when they are young and tender. Some of the plants we eat are poisonous if we eat the wrong part.

Where are carrot seeds?

The Carrot is not a fruit in the common understanding, so there are no seeds inside or on the carrot. The part of the carrot that you eat grows in the ground, usually with the wide end of the carrot just at the surface of the soil.

Are beans seed?

A bean is actually a seed that contains the embryo of a future plant. The embryo is packaged with a food source to use during its early stages of growth, and is covered with a protective seed coat. Soaking the bean in water activates germination of the seed, and the embryo inside begins to grow and unfold.

How do you eat seeds?

How to eat?

  1. Club flax seeds with oatmeal or sprinkle over cold cereal.
  2. Add one tablespoon of flax seeds to your morning smoothie.
  3. Combine with yoghurt and fruit.
  4. When preparing a tuna, egg or chicken salad, add flax seeds to the dressing.
  5. Garnish your soup with a tablespoon of flax to obtain a crunchy taste.

Which vegetables have seeds?

What Vegetables have Seeds?

  • Beans: Beans are plants in the leguminous bean family, which includes OKRA, MUNG BEAN and GARBANZO BEANS.
  • Carrots: Carrots are root vegetables that taste good and have nutritional value.
  • Cauliflower:
  • Cucumbers:
  • Beets:
  • Lettuce:
  • Muskmelons:
  • Peas:

Where does plant parts we eat a come from?

Plant Parts We Eat A Produced by Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, OSU, in cooperation with the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education, 2002. Revised 5/05

What are the parts of an edible plant?

Edible plant leaves include cilantro, parsley, artichokes, spinach, basil, lettuce and cabbage. The stem, or stalk, is like the backbone to the plant. This part keeps the plant upright and is like a highway that moves nutrients from the leaves and roots to the different parts of the plant.

What do we eat in the garden?

When we eat spinach or lettuce, we are eating the plant’s leaves. We eat the fruit of squash, cucumber and tomato plants. When we eat corn or peas we are eating seeds, and when we eat radish or carrot, we are eating roots. Cauliflower and broccoli plants produce flowers we like to eat.

What plants do we eat more than one part of?

Cauliflower and broccoli plants produce flowers we like to eat. With some plants we eat more than one part. The root of the beet plant is what most people like to eat, but the leaves are also good to eat—in salads, when the leaves are young and tender, and cooked when they get bigger.