bean sprouts /biːn sprəʊts/ (n) bean seeds that are just beginning to grow, often eaten raw Example: My mom asked me to buy some bean sprouts.
beet /biːt/ (n.) a plant with a root that is used as a vegetable, especially for feeding animals or making sugar Example: The surrounding farmers raise sugar beets, corn, and sunflowers for oil.
broccoli /ˈbrɒkəli/ (n) a vegetable with a thick green stem and several dark green or purple flower heads Example: I hate eating broccoli.
cabbage /ˈkæbɪdʒ/ (n) a round vegetable with large green, purplish-red or white leaves that can be eaten raw or cooked Example: Can I have more cabbage?
carrot /ˈkærət/ (n) a long pointed orange root vegetable Example: Rabbits like eating carrots.
cauliflower /ˈkɒlɪflaʊə/ (n) a vegetable with green leaves around a large hard white head of flowers Example: My favorite vegetable is cauliflower.
celery /ˈsɛləri/ (n) a vegetable with long light-green stems that are often eaten raw Example: My mom loves planting celery.
coriander /ˌkɒrɪˈandə/ (n.) a plant whose leaves are used in cooking as a herb and whose seeds are used in cooking as a spice Example: Grind the cumin, coriander and cloves before you start to cook.
eggplant /ˈɛɡplɑːnt/ (n.) a vegetable with shiny dark purple skin that is soft and white inside Example: This is a lovely way of doing a variety of fried vegetables, like eggplants, and pumpkin.
garlic /ˈɡɑːlɪk/ (n) a vegetable of the onion family with a very strong taste and smell, used in cooking to add taste to food Example: Garlic is very good for health.
ginger /ˈdʒɪndʒə/ (n) the root of the ginger plant used in cooking as a spice Example: My dad likes to drink tea with ginger.
kohlrabi /kəʊlˈrɑːbi/ (n.) a vegetable of the cabbage family whose thick, round, white stem is eaten Example: Place the kohlrabi into a juicer and extract the liquid.
leek /liːk/ (n.) a vegetable like a long onion with many layers of wide leaves that are white at the bottom and green at the top. Leeks are eaten cooked. The leek is a national symbol of Wales. Example: You can use any vegetables - add leeks, carrots, potatoes or cauliflower if you like.
mint /mɪnt/ (n.) a plant whose leaves have a fresh smell and taste that are added to food and drinks and used in cooking as a herb . There are many types of mint . Example: Herbs like dill, mint and cumin were also highly prized.
okra /ˈəʊkrə/ (n.) a plant of the mallow family, with long green seed cases that are eaten as a vegetable. The vegetable is also known as ladies’ fingers , gumbo or bhindi in different parts of the world. Example: April is a great time to plant peppers, cucumbers, eggplants, squash and okra.