Choose roots that are around one inch in diameter with a brownish-red outer layer and a grayish-white flesh. Avoid roots that are rubbery or that have blemishes. 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free 


Refrigerate burdock root in water in a shallow dish or wrapped in damp paper towels and perforated plastic for up to 4 days.


Have you heard of the Japanese dish, Kinpira? It is a simple Japanese side dish of sautéed and braised vegetables that most commonly is made of burdock root. 

Presence in Ethnic Cuisine

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