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Cilantro

Other names: coriander, chinese parsley, dahnia
Spanish name: Cilantro

This member of the carrot family is also referred to as Chinese Parsley and Coriander. It is actually the leaves (and stems) of the Coriander plant. Cilantro has a very pungent odor and is widely used in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian cooking. The Cilantro leaves look a bit like flat Italian parsley and in fact are related.
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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#11165)
Serving Size
1 cup (16 grams)
Calories
4
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
7mg
Potassium
83mg
Total Carbohydrates
1g
  Dietary Fiber
0g
  Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
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