Large, dark red and green serrated leaves. Moderately frilled leaves have a hot mustardy taste. Plants are very slow bolting.
Red Splendor Mustard can be harvested as young as a micro green. The leaves can be utilized as a salad green or harvested mature for braising or as a pot herb. It is a familiar ingredient in Asian and South American cuisines as it lends itself to their naturally spicy and healthy recipes. Complimentary pairings include mushrooms, asparagus, hard cooked eggs, citrus, legumes, grilled and smoked white fish such as trout and sea bass, fried chicken, pork, chiles, olives and olive oil, brown butter, creamy sauces, young and aged cheeses such as ricotta and pecorino, pepitas, mint, cilantro, stone fruit and watermelon.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Brassica juncea
SEED NAME: Red Splendor Mustard Green Seed from Johnny’s Selected Seeds