Rhubarb

Photo of rhubarb stalks.

Rhubarb is a vegetable that is often prepared with sweeteners such as sugar or honey because it is so tart. Only the stalks of the rhubarb plant can be safely eaten. Rhubarb leaves (cooked or raw) contain toxins that are poisonous.



First Fruits of Summer (PDF | 89KB)

Washington State University. Clark County Extension.

Articles about rhubarb provides tips for selection and cooking, and reviews health benefits. Includes several recipes.


Fruits for Health Series: Rhubarb

University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

This two page fact sheet includes facts about rhubarb, information about nutrition, selection, storage and preparation. Includes two recipes with nutrition facts.


Rhubarb: Nutrition. Selection. Storage

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for rhubarb and tips on how to select, store and prepare it.


The Rhubarb Compendium

RhubarbInfo.com.

Includes information about rhubarb history and varieties, growing, storing and preserving rhubarb, nutritional information, uses of rhubarb and recipes containing rhubarb.


Watch Your Garden Grow: Rhubarb

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on rhubarb including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.