Aids in digestion
Lowers blood pressure
Serving size: 1 cup (slices); Calories: 109; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 6g; Fiber: 2.4g; Sugars: 14g; Protein: 3g; Potassium: 18%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 10%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 28%DV
Did You Know?
- When buying Sunchokes, roots should be free from soft spots, wrinkles or sprouting. Knobbles and uneveness are unavoidable (and not indicative of quality), but smoother, rounder artichokes are easier to prepare.
- Sunchokes are a good source of potassium, thiamin and phosphorus, and a fantastic source of iron and soluble fiber.
- Sunchokes are also know as Jerusalem Artichokes
Ways to Eat:
- Despite the name, sunchokes are not from Jerusalem nor are they artichokes. They are in fact a type of sunflower, though their flavor is similar to that of an artichoke
- The sunchoke is also called a Jerusalem artichoke, Canada or French potato, topinambour, and topinambur