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Nutritional Facts: Easier French Fries - Cold Oil Method (Cook's Illustrated)

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  2 1/2 lbs (1,135g)
yukon gold potatoes
6 cups (1,296g)
peanut oil
1 to taste (0g)
kosher salt
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.6 0.0 n/a 1 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Arginine (g) 1.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Ash (g) 10.4 0.0 n/a 10 3
Aspartic acid (g) 5.2 0.0 n/a 5 1
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Calcium (mg) 56.7 0.0 n/a 57 14
Calories 987.4 11,456.6 n/a 12,444 3,111
Calories (kj) 4,142.7 47,939.0 n/a 52,082 13,020
Carbohydrates (g) 228.5 0.0 n/a 228 57
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Copper (mg) 2.1 0.0 n/a 2 1
Cystine (g) 0.3 0.0 n/a 0 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 20.4 0.0 n/a 20 5
Folate (mcg) 113.5 0.0 n/a 113 28
Folate, DFE (mcg) 113.5 0.0 n/a 113 28
Folate, food (mcg) 113.5 0.0 n/a 113 28
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Fructose (g) 3.4 n/a n/a 3 1
Galactose (g) 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) (g) 4.2 n/a n/a 4 1
Glutamic acid (g) 3.6 0.0 n/a 4 1
Glycine (g) 0.6 0.0 n/a 1 0
Histidine (g) 0.5 0.0 n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 3.5 0.4 n/a 4 1
Isoleucine (g) 0.9 0.0 n/a 1 0
Lactose (g) 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Leucine (g) 1.3 0.0 n/a 1 0
Lysine (g) 1.3 0.0 n/a 1 0
Magnesium (mg) 249.7 0.0 n/a 250 62
Maltose (g) 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Manganese (mg) 1.6 n/a n/a 2 0
Methionine (g) 0.3 0.0 n/a 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.0 598.8 n/a 599 150
Niacin (mg) 16.3 0.0 n/a 16 4
Pantothenic acid (mg) 5.9 0.0 n/a 6 1
Phenylalanine (g) 0.9 0.0 n/a 1 0
Phosphorus (mg) 499.4 0.0 n/a 499 125
Phytosterols n/a 2,682.7 n/a 2,683 671
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 0.5 414.7 n/a 415 104
Potassium (mg) 4,301.6 0.0 n/a 4,302 1,075
Proline (g) 0.8 0.0 n/a 1 0
Protein (g) 21.2 0.0 n/a 21 5
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Riboflavin (mg) 0.2 0.0 n/a 0 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0.3 219.0 n/a 219 55
Selenium (mcg) 3.4 0.0 n/a 3 1
Serine (g) 0.9 0.0 n/a 1 0
Sodium (mg) 45.4 0.0 n/a 45 11
Sucrose (g) 2.2 n/a n/a 2 1
Sugar (g) 9.9 0.0 n/a 10 2
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 1.2 0.0 n/a 1 0
Threonine (g) 0.8 0.0 n/a 1 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 0.1 203.3 n/a 203 51
Tocopherol, beta n/a 6.0 n/a 6 1
Tocopherol, delta n/a 17.8 n/a 18 4
Tocopherol, gamma n/a 206.2 n/a 206 52
Total Fat (g) 1.1 1,296.0 n/a 1,297 324
Tryptophan (g) 0.3 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.8 0.0 n/a 1 0
Valine (g) 1.2 0.0 n/a 1 0
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 34.0 0.0 n/a 34 9
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 3.4 0.0 n/a 3 1
Vitamin C (mg) 147.5 0.0 n/a 148 37
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Water (g) 873.7 0.0 n/a 874 218
Zinc (mg) 3.4 0.1 n/a 4 1

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