Epazote

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A jagged leafed herb, popular in Mexican cooking, that is considered to be a weed in many regions. It provides a pungent pine-like odor and a similarly strong, unique flavor, similar to licorice or mint. It is sold fresh, dried or ground and because of its unique flavor no other herb can be used as a substitution. Popular in bean and tortilla dishes, epazote is also known as Mexican tea, wormwood, goosefoot, and Jerusalem oak.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tbsp
Calories32
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates7g
Dietary Fiber3g
Potassium633mg
Sodium43mg
Cholesterol0mg

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