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Oregano is often used in Hispanic and Italian dishes. It has an aromatic scent & robust taste, and goes well with soups, stews, sauces and shellfish.

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SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Hispanic & Italian dishes like soups, stews, sauces & shellfish.

Selection

In general, herbs should be fresh looking, crisp and brightly-colored.

Avoid

Avoid herbs that are wilted, have dry brown areas, or are pale or yellow in color. Slimy looking dark spots with small areas of mold indicate old product or poor handling.

Storage

Most herbs benefit from being stored with freshly cut stems in a glass of water - either in or out of the refrigerator.

Ripening

Herbs will not ripen further after harvest.

  • Nutritional Information
  • Oregano is very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It's also a good source of Vitamin B6, Potassium and Copper, and a great source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Manganese.

    1 tsp, ground

    Amount per serving

    Calories :265Calories from Fat :
    Total Fat4.28
    Cholesterol0%
    Sodium 25%
    Total Carbohydrate68.92%
    Dietary Fiber42.5%
    Sugars 4.09%
    Protein 9%
    Vitamin A1701%
    Vitamin C2.3%
    Calcium 1597 %
    Iron 36.8%

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