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Kitchen Dictionary: raisin

Pronounced: RAY-zihn

Dried grapes. They come in several interchangable varieties: dark seedless are the most common; golden seedless are light-colored from the Thompson grape; muscats are larger and possess a more fruity flavor; and zante currants come from the small Black Corinth grape and are tart.

plural: raisins


Season: available year-round

How to store: Store tightly wrapped at room temperature for several months. For longer storage, refrigerate in a tightly sealed plastic bag up to a year.

Substitutions: currants, chopped soft prunes, chopped dates

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup (not packed)
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 433
Calories from Fat 6 (1%)
Total Fat 0.7g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 0%
Potassium 1086mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 114.8g 38%
Dietary Fiber 5.4g 21%
Sugars 5.4g
Protein 4.5g 8%

How is this calculated?