Non-starchy and low starch vegetables contain fewer carbohydrates and calories than starchy vegetables. For people who are interested in a low-carbohydrate diet or who want to reduce the amount of starches they consume, incorporating lower and, non-starchy vegetables may be a good option.
The following is a list of common non-starchy vegetables:
Beans (green, wax, Italian)
Cabbage (green, bok choy, Chinese)
Green leafy vegetables (amaranth, collard, kale, mustard, turnip)
Hearts of palm
Salad greens (chicory, endive, escarole, lettuce, rocket, romaine, spinach, watercress)
Squash (cushaw, summer, crookneck, spaghetti, zucchini)
Sugar snap peas
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