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Salsify

Other names: vegetable oyster, goatsbeard , oyster plant, scorzonera

Also referred to as an oyster plant because the flavor slightly resembles that of an oyster.  This root vegetable can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable or added to soups and other vegetable dishes.
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Substitute for salsify

parsnip, artichoke hearts or asparagus

Equivalents

1 lb   =   4-5 roots

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#11437)
Serving Size
1 cup slices (133 grams)
Calories
109
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
27mg
Potassium
505mg
Total Carbohydrates
25g
  Dietary Fiber
4g
  Sugars
0g
Protein
4g
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