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Friarielli is a green leafy vegetable which has a high content of calcium, pantothenic acid, good for breaking down fats, proteins and carbohydrates in foods to provide energy and rebuild muscles, tissues and organs. Friarielli is well known for its cancer prevention as well as counteracting properties. It possesses glucosinolates which is effective for lung, stomach, prostate and breast cancers. Being a great source of folate it prevents heart diseases and birth defects. Fiber, potassium, calcium, thiamin, protein, niacin, riboflavin, iron, Vitamin B6, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, manganese and zinc are also found in Rapini.
As with most cruciferous vegetables, Friarielli is exceptionally flavourful when sautéed with garlic and olive oil. It is wonderful paired with pasta, on top of pizza and is a nice flavour contrast to meats and seafood.
Produced in Naples, southern Italy, Antica Napoli selects only the best of the crop and delivers it straight to your table.