Vegetables

Vegetables are food

Vegetables are parts of plants that are devoured by people as nourishment as a major aspect of a supper. Initially, the term was connected to plants all in all is still generally utilized, particularly in science, to allude to all plant matter, including the blooms, natural products, stems, leaves, roots, and seeds. In present day, ordinary utilization, the meaning of the term vegetable is connected to some degree self-assertively, frequently by culinary and social custom. It might bar sustenances got from a few plants that are natural products, nuts, and oat grains, however incorporate organic products from others, for example, tomatoes and courgettes and seeds, for example, beats.

Some vegetables which are botanically fruits

Some vegetables which are botanically fruits (such as tomatoes) are considered to be vegetables in the culinary (eating) sense. This is why they appear in this article.

  • artichoke
  • Arugula
  • Amaranth
  • Legumes
    • Alfalfa sprouts
    • Azuki beans (or adzuki)
    • Bean sprouts
    • Black beans
    • Black-eyed peas
    • Borlotti bean
    • Broad beans
    • Chickpeas, Garbanzos, or ceci beans
    • Green beans
    • Kidney beans
    • Lentils
    • Lima beans or Butter bean
    • Mung beans
    • Navy beans
    • Pinto beans
    • Runner beans
    • Split peas
    • Soy beans
    • Peas
  • Mangetout or Snap peas
  • Beet greens (see also chard)
  • Bok choy (known as Bok choy in UK and US)
  • Broccoflower (a hybrid)
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Calabrese
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Collard greens
  • Corn salad
  • Endive/beetroot
  • Fiddleheads (young coiled fern leaves)
  • Frisee
  • Fennel
  • Herbs and spices
    • Anise
    • Basil
    • Caraway
    • Cilantro seeds are Coriander
    • Chamomile
    • Dill
    • Fennel
    • Lavender
    • Lemon Grass
    • Marjoram
    • Oregano
    • Parsley
    • Rosemary
    • Sage
    • Thyme
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce Lactuca sativa
  • Maize (UK) = Corn (US) = Sweetcorn (actually a grain)
  • Mushrooms (actually a fungus, not a plant)
  • Mustard greens
  • Nettles
  • New Zealand spinach
  • Okra
  • Onion family
    • Chives
    • Garlic
    • Leek Allium porrum
    • Onion
    • Shallot
    • Spring onion (UK) == Green onion (US) == Scallion
  • Parsley
  • Peppers (biologically fruits, but taxed as vegetables)
    • Green pepper and Red pepper == bell pepper == pimento
    • Chili pepper == Capsicum
      • JalapeƱo
      • Habanero
      • Paprika
      • Tabasco pepper
      • Cayenne pepper
  • Radicchio
  • Rhubarb
  • Root vegetables
    • Beetroot (UK) == Beet (US)
      • mangel-wurzel: a variety of beet used mostly as cattlefeed
    • Carrot
    • Celeriac
    • Daikon
    • Ginger
    • Parsnip
    • Rutabaga
    • Turnip
  • Radish
    • Swede (UK) == Rutabaga (US)
    • Turnip
    • Wasabi
    • Horseradish
    • White radish
  • Salsify (usually Purple Salsify or Oyster Plant)
  • Skirret
  • Spinach
  • Topinambur
  • Squashes (biologically fruits, but taxed as vegetables)
    • Acorn squash
    • Bitter Melon
    • Butternut squash
    • Banana squash
    • Courgette (UK) == Zucchini (US)
    • Cucumber (biologically fruits, but taxed as vegetables)
    • Delicata
    • Gem squash
    • Hubbard squash
    • Marrow (UK) == Squash (US) Cucurbita maxima
    • Patty pans
    • Pumpkin
    • Spaghetti squash
  • Tat soi
  • Tomato (biologically a fruit, but taxed as a vegetable)
  • Tubers
    • Jicama
    • Jerusalem artichoke
    • Potato
    • Quandong (Native Peach)
    • Sunchokes
    • Sweet potato
    • Taro
    • Yam
  • Turnip greens
  • Water chestnut
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini

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