Ascorbic Acid

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Another name for vitamin C, which is found in citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, peppers, melons, and berries. Foods containing vitamin C are an important part of a balanced and nutritious diet. In addition, it is Ascorbic Acid that assists with keeping various foods green in color, such as pureed vegetables and herbs that are added to recipes. As a tip when working with recipes containing green foods, crush a vitamin C tablet and add it to the other ingredients as the food is being prepared. The Ascorbic Acid will help to keep soups, sauces, dips, and other foods with green ingredients, a brighter green in color.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 package (3 oz)
Calories381
Protein7g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates90g
Dietary Fiber0g
Potassium7mg
Sodium491mg
Cholesterol0mg
Calories91
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates21g
Calories61
Protein4g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates9g

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