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Kitchen Dictionary: jowl

Pronounced: JOEL

The cheek of the pig, often smoked and cut into pieces to flavor stews, collard greens and bean dishes.


Season: available year-round

Substitutions: bacon or smoked ham hock

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 186
Calories from Fat 177 (95%)
Total Fat 19.8g 30%
Saturated Fat 7.2g 35%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 42mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 1.8g 3%

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