The Best Fall Produce That You're Probably Not Buying

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The Best Fall Produce That You're Probably Not Buying

Read on to find out about the best fall produce that you're probably not buying!

Leeks

Leeks are related to garlic and onions, which makes them an ideal flavor-booster for almost any onion-filled dish. Leeks are filled with vitamin K and are great when used in croquettes, soup or pasta.

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Parsnips

Parnsips are high in fiber, which helps to keep you satiated. Due to their fiber content, parnsips could also help you meet your weight loss goals. You can roast the root vegetable for a delicious side dish or addition to almost any meal! You can also turn parsnip into a delicious mash.

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Rutabaga

Rutabaga is actually a cross between cabbage and turnip, but tastes more like a sweet carrot. Rutabaga makes for a great gratin.

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Rapini

Often tossed into Italian dishes, rapini (or broccoli rabe) is often mistaken for a type of broccoli even though it has more in common with the turnip. It's low in calories and contains vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin K.

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Belgian Endive

Baked, broiled, steamed, grill or raw, the Belgian endive can be enjoyed in numerous ways. One medium veggie only contains 20 calories and has a good amount of folate.

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Quince

The quince looks like a cross between an apple and a pear, but the fruit is hard and bitter, which is why quinces are ideal for marmalade, jam or jelly. You can even make a delicious quince tart. Quinces also also contain a lot of iron, potassium, vitamin C and vitamin A.

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Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is a part of the cabbage family. You can enjoy kohlrabi raw or cook it.

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Persimmon

Persimmons look a little like tomatoes and are typically a yellow-orange color. They're filled with beta carotene and make a great addition to salad.

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Fall is a beautiful season, filled with colorful leaves, crisp air and, of course, a plethora of delicious, hearty produce. While many people look forward to popular grocery list items like apples and pears, a lot of great fall produce is often overlooked. If you love roasted carrots, try something new and roast turnips instead! Leeks are another great veggie to get acquainted with during the fall months, but these two aren't all!

Check out the slideshow above for the best fall produce you're probably not buying (but should be).

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