Agave

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A family of plants native to warmer climates from the southwest United States through Central America that are used as an ingredient to produce the syrup for a variety of beverages, such as mescal, pulque, and tequila. This plant is poisonous when raw, but when cooked it becomes a sweet flavored food component. It is the main stalk or heart of the plant that is harvested, cut into pieces and cooked to extract the juice.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Calories341
Protein1g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates81g
Dietary Fiber15g
Sugars50g
Potassium767mg
Sodium14mg
Cholesterol0mg
Calories135
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates32g
Dietary Fiber10g
Sugars20g
Potassium59mg
Sodium13mg
Cholesterol0mg
Calories68
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates16g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars2g
Potassium127mg
Sodium14mg
Cholesterol0mg

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