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Kitchen Dictionary: zest

Zest is the colored portion of the rind of the orange, lemon, or other citrus fruits. It is NOT the underlying white, pith portion of the peel. Usually removed from the fruit by use of a grater or specially designed zester. To zest, is to remove this part of the fruit.

Ingredient

Season: available year-round

More Zest Recipes
Popular Zest Recipes
Lemon Zest
Italian Zest Chicken (Zip and Steam)
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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 tbsp
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 5
Calories from Fat 0 (1%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 12mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1.5g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 0.6g
Protein 0.1g 0%

How is this calculated?

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