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Walnuts

Other names: Persian walnuts, English walnuts

Walnuts are the fruit of the walnut tree which grows worldwide.  This is a very popular nut and easy to find either in the shell or shelled.  Shelled nuts store very well in the freezer up to one year.  Use walnuts as a snack,  in baked goods and other dishes.  The common walnut in the US is the English or Persian walnut. 

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Equivalents

1 lb   =   3 1/2 cups (chopped)
7 oz halves = 1 3/4 cups
1 lb halves = 4 cups
1lb in shell = 2 cups shelled nuts

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#12155)
Serving Size
1 cup, chopped (117 grams)
Calories
765
Total Fat
76g
  Saturated Fat
7g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
2mg
Potassium
516mg
Total Carbohydrates
16g
  Dietary Fiber
8g
  Sugars
3g
Protein
18g
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