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Jerusalem artichoke - 500g

Original price HK$108.00 - Original price HK$108.00
Original price
HK$108.00
HK$108.00 - HK$108.00
Current price HK$108.00
Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) also known as sunchoke or sunroot, is not related to artichokes but actually a member of the sunflower family. 
This root vegetable is a good source of various vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein. 

How to Eat Jerusalem artichokes? 
The look of this vegetable is like a gingerroot but their texture is closer to a water chestnut when raw and white potato when cooked. Some call the flavor a combination of artichoke and potato, while others feel it tastes like chestnut.

Jerusalem artichokes can be cooked in the same way as potatoes or parsnips, and are excellent roasted, sautéed, dipped in batter and fried, or puréed into a delicious soup.

Why Are They Good For You?
One cup of Jerusalem artichoke (150g) provides 110 calories, 3g of protein, 26.1g of carbohydrates, and 0g of fat. Jerusalem artichoke is an excellent source of iron, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. The following nutrition facts are provided by the USDA.

Calories: 110
Fat: 0g
Sodium: 6mg
Carbohydrates: 26.1g
Fiber: 2.4g
Sugars: 14.4g
Protein: 3g
Iron: 5.1mg
Copper: 0.2mg
Magnesium: 25.5mg
Phosphorus: 117mg
Potassium: 644mg

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