20 Vegetables That Start With V [Huge List With Pictures!]

Today, we’re embarking on a very vibrant voyage into the vivid world of vegetables that start with the letter V. ‘V’ might not be the most common letter for vegetable names, but the veggies it represents are vast in variety and loaded with vitamins. Let’s venture into this voyage and discover the valuable and versatile vegetables that start with V that can make our meals more exciting and nutritious.

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First up on our vibrant adventure is the Vegetable everyone knows and loves: the Versatile Carrot. Wait, “Carrot” doesn’t start with ‘V’, but did you know it’s part of the broader family of Vegetables that we eat almost every day? From crunchy snacks to delicious sides, vegetables like Carrots play a big part in keeping us healthy. Now, let’s dive into those that truly start with ‘V’.

Next, we visit the Valiant Leek. Just kidding, our real ‘V’ star here is the Velvety Spinach. Oops, that’s an ‘S’! Our true ‘V’ veggie is the Vibrant Veggies themselves, like the Vitamin-packed Kale. Hold on, that’s not right either. It looks like we’re having too much fun with letters! Let’s get back on track with real vegetables that start with V.

Meet the Verdant and Vivacious Vegetable, the Valuable ‘V’ itself – think of Veggies like Vidalia onions, known for their sweet taste, perfect for caramelizing or adding a subtle crunch to salads. Though not starting with ‘V’, Vidalia onions remind us of the variety vegetables offer, each bringing unique flavors and textures to the table.

Embarking on this journey through all the vegetables that start with V (and our playful detours) teaches us about the variety and excitement that veggies bring into our lives. Whether it’s the ‘V’ for Vidalia onions or the vast world of other veggies, each one offers its own special blend of flavors, nutrients, and joy to cooking and eating. So, let’s keep exploring and enjoying the wonderful world of vegetables together!

Discover more fun vegetables with our Vegetables that start with T  and our Vegetables that start with U.

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List of Vegetables That Start With V

Here is a list of vegetables that start with V in alphabetical order. How many do you know from this list? Scroll down to learn more about each vegetable!

  1. Vanilla
  2. Vates
  3. Vegetable Hummingbird
  4. Vegetable Marrow
  5. Vegetable Mustard
  6. Velvet Bean
  7. Velvetleaf
  8. Verdolaga
  9. Vidalia Onions
  10. Vietnamese Balm
  11. Vietnamese Coriander
  12. Vigna Radiata
  13. Vine Spinach
  14. Violet Cauliflower
  15. Violet De Provence Artichoke
  16. Virginia Creeper
  17. Vitelotte
  18. Vitelotte Potato
  19. Vivaldi Potato
  20. Voavanga
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Fun Facts about Vegetables that Start with V

Ready to increase your knowledge of vegetables that start with V? Dive in and learn more about all the different vegetables on the list!

  • Vanilla: Vanilla comes from a tropical orchid, and the beans (or pods) are used to make vanilla flavoring. Imagine a flower that can turn your ice cream or cake into something super delicious. It’s like magic in a bean!
  • Vates: Vates is a type of kale that’s really good for you. It’s like a superhero leaf, ready to fight off bad guys with its vitamins and make you strong.
  • Vegetable Hummingbird: This is a fun plant because its flowers look like little hummingbirds! You can eat the flowers, and they taste sweet. It’s like finding a piece of nature’s candy on a plant.
  • Vegetable Marrow: Vegetable Marrow is a big, green squash that’s soft inside. It’s great for filling with tasty stuff and baking, like a boat on a delicious vegetable sea.
  • Vegetable Mustard: This is a spicy green that can make your salads more exciting. It’s like adding a little fireworks show to your food with its zippy taste.
  • Verdolaga: Verdolaga, or purslane, is a little green with succulent leaves. It’s crunchy and slightly lemony, making it a cool, secret ingredient in salads or tacos.
  • Vidalia Onions: Vidalia Onions are super sweet, not like other onions that make you cry. They’re perfect for eating raw in salads or on burgers, like a sweet, crunchy surprise.
  • Vietnamese Balm: This herb has a lemony flavor and is used in Vietnamese cooking. It’s like adding a drop of lemon sunshine to your dishes.
  • Vietnamese Coriander: This herb is spicy and tastes a bit like cilantro. It’s great in soups and salads, adding a dash of adventure with every bite.
  • Vigna Radiata: Also known as mung beans, these are small, green beans that are great in soups or sprouted in salads. They’re like tiny green gems that can make your food more fun.
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  • Vine Spinach: Vine Spinach, or Malabar spinach, is a leafy green that climbs like a vine. It’s juicy and great for hot weather, making your salads cool and refreshing.
  • Violet Cauliflower: Violet Cauliflower is purple and looks like a flower. It’s just as tasty as white cauliflower but adds a pop of color to your plate, like a vegetable from a fairy tale.
  • Violet De Provence Artichoke: This artichoke is purple and fancy, like it’s dressed up for a party. It’s delicious steamed or grilled, adding a touch of elegance to your meals.
  • Vitelotte: Vitelotte potatoes are dark purple, both inside and out. They’re fun to eat because they look so different from regular potatoes, like eating a piece of the night sky.
  • Vitelotte Potato: Just like Vitelotte, these potatoes add a magical, purplish-blue color to your plate, making everyday meals look like a wizard’s feast.
  • Vivaldi Potato: Vivaldi Potatoes are yellow inside and have a buttery taste. They’re like the sun in potato form, brightening your meal with their creamy flavor.
A grey background on the left is the letter V in the center of a white circle. On the right is the word "Vegetable Marrow" in white lettering with a picture of Vegetable Marrow below it.

Did you discover some pretty cool vegetables that start with V on the list? Which one are you excited to try? Share it with us in the comments!

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