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Kitchen Dictionary: lemon juice

The juice of a lemon.


Season: available year-round

How to prepare: Juice lemons at room temperature to yield more juice. If your lemons have been refrigerated, heat them individually on high in the microwave for 20-40 seconds. Then roll the lemon firmly on the countertop soften it.

Substitutions: 1 medium lemon yields 2-3 tablespoons of juice 5-6 lemons will yield 1 cup of juice.

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 53
Calories from Fat 5 (9%)
Total Fat 0.6g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 251mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 16.8g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 0.9g 1%

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