Sesame Leaves

Sesame Leaves
Sesame Leaves

Also known as perilla leaves with no relation to the sesame seeds found on top of your hamburger bun, these leafy greens are a staple green veggie in the traditional Korean diets. They have a strong nutty aroma that smells as potent as some fresh herbs. Start small as not to overpower your NutriBlast. Various types lend a different flavors ranging from anise or licorice to minty-basil.

Selection Process

Sesame leaves are difficult to find outside of specialty Korean grocers. They can either be two toned with bright green on top and light purple underneath or all green or red varieties.