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Kitchen Dictionary: sunflower seed

The seeds from the bright yellow sunflower have a hard black-and-white striped shell that is removed before eating. The seeds can be dried or roasted and are sold either plain or salted.

plural: sunflower seeds


Season: available year-round

More Sunflower Seed Recipes
Popular Sunflower Seed Recipes
Roasted Salted Sunflower Seed
Flax and Sunflower Seed Bread - Abm
Tahini Sunflower Seed Scones

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 817
Calories from Fat 648 (79%)
Total Fat 72.0g 110%
Saturated Fat 6.2g 31%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 32.4g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 0%
Potassium 903mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 28.0g 9%
Dietary Fiber 12.0g 48%
Sugars 12.0g
Protein 29.1g 58%

How is this calculated?