Most nutrients, best value
By combining USDA cost data (per edible cup) with Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI) ratings, we’ve found that these fresh picks offer the most nutrients for the best value.
Beautiful, crisp, and peppery, radishes are often unfairly relegated to mere garnish status, but their zippy flavor can enhance numerous dishes. Radishes are great raw, but like other root vegetables are also delicious when roasted, becoming creamy and sweet.
ANDI/affordability score = 1351
Healthy radish recipes
Tamari-glazed cod with cucumber radish salad
Vegetarian hero sandwiches
Don't throw away those beet greens! They are delectable, especially those of the golden beets. Though appearing thick and leathery, they cook to tenderness within minutes. Steam and serve with cooked beets, or chop and use them in a soup. They are interchangeable with chard, or may be combined with chard.
ANDI/affordability score = 1124
Healthy turnip green recipe