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Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables  

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Do you like asparagus and garlic? How about leeks? What is a leek, even? Well, it's one of the delicious veggies on this list of stem and bulb vegetables, of course! These are edible plants in which the leaves, stems, flowers, or roots are edible. Bet you didn't think you'd ever eaten a flower! This list does not include edible plants that are funguses, seeds, or treated as fruits. It only includes edible stems and vegetable bulbs. Something to consider: the word vegetable is based on culinary tradition. It is not scientific. Edible plants traditionally used to make savory dishes are typically considered vegetables. That said, some vegetables are occasionally also used to make sweet dishes, such as carrots, rhubarb, and even avocados. What a world!

While some of the vegetables on this list may be eaten raw, more often than not, stem vegetables and edible bulbs are cooked. So whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just a well rounded carnivore, enjoy this list full of bulb and stem vegetables examples.
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Asparagus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Asparagus officinalis
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Cardoon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Cynara cardunculus
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Celeriac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Apium graveolens var. rapaceum
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Celery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Apium graveolens
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Elephant garlic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum
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Florence fennel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Florence fennel
Latin Name: Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce
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Garlic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium sativum
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Kohlrabi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Brassica oleracea Gongylodes group
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Kurrat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium ampeloprasum var. kurrat
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Leek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium porrum
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Lotus Root is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
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Nopal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Opuntia ficus-indica
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Onion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium cepa
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Prussian asparagus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Prussian asparagus
Latin Name: Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
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Shallot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium cepa Aggregatum group
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Spring Onion/Scallion is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Spring Onion/Scallion
Latin Name: Allium wakegi
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Welsh onion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tasty Stem & Bulb Vegetables
Latin Name: Allium fistulosum