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Gobo (Burdock Root)

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    Gobo, or burdock root, is a type of root vegetables and has many valuable health benefits. Japanese cuisine uses it in many simmered dishes.

    Burdock Roots (Gobo) | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

    Gobō (牛蒡, ごぼう), or burdock root, is a type of root vegetables and has a good source of many valuable nutrients known to have antioxidant, disease-preventing, and health-promoting properties.

    This root vegetable is often used in Japanese cooking like Kinpira Gobo, consisting of sautéed gobo and carrot, and many of simmered dishes like Chikuzenni.

    Gobō is actually quite long, roughly 20-28 inches (50-70 cm) and weighs 5 oz (150 gram).

    Burdock Roots (Gobo) | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

    This root vegetable is often used in Japanese cooking like Kinpira Gobo, consisting of sautéed gobo and carrot, and many of simmered dishes like Chikuzenni.

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    Kinpira Gobo

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    Gobo and Miso Takikomi Gohan

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    Chikuzesnnni

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