Purslane

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A garden herb with smooth, oval to spade shaped leaves that grows on a smooth, fleshy, reddish stem. It has an acidic, salty and slightly aromatic taste and has a fairly high vitamin C content. Purslane is used in salads, soups, sauces and cream cheese and makes a good accompaniment to raw fruits and vegetables. It can also be eaten as a vegetable, somewhat like spinach.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup
Calories16
Protein1g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates3g
Potassium494mg
Sodium45mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 cup
Calories18
Protein1g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates3g
Potassium488mg
Sodium280mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 cup
Calories18
Protein1g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates3g
Potassium488mg
Sodium44mg
Cholesterol0mg

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