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can you eat the leaves of the main sprout plant



My grandparents used to lightly boil the small leaves on the top of their Brussel sprouts as a vegetable

29 Oct, 2009


The tops of the brussels sprout plant can be cooked and eaten as leaves.

29 Oct, 2009


Yes, as said, you can eat the leaves of the sprout plant, at one time you could buy sprout tops from the greengrocer, I sold some in that way when I was a teenager and my mother used the leaves in her soups.

29 Oct, 2009


It is a type of cabbage after all.

29 Oct, 2009


thanks for that, much appreciated

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