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Savoury - satureja hortensis

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Savoury is a great herb for those on a salt restricted diet because it provides some of the flavour-enhancing often provided by salt. Savoury blends well with many other herbs which makes it a favourite in the kitchen.

 

Flavour:

A sweet, hot, minty taste with a touch of sourness and a faint reminder of oregano

 

How to Use:

Beans, peas, sausages, stuffings, egg dishes, sauces, soups, meat loaf, hamburger, stews, cabbage, tomato juice.

 

Other info:

Winter savoury (satureia montana) is an most often sold by spice dealers, it has a light flavour. It goes very well with rosemary, thyme, sage, fennel and bay leaf. Savoury is also an ingredient in the herb mixture known as Herbes de Provence. Summer savoury (satureia hortensis), has a stronger, sharper and spicier taste.

Savory Ground

Nutrient

Units

1 tsp

-------

1.40 g

Proximates

Water

g

0.126

Energy

kcal

3.808

Energy

kj

15.932

Protein

g

0.094

Total lipid (fat)

g

0.083

Carbohydrate, by difference

g

0.962

Fiber, total dietary

g

0.640

Ash

g

0.135

Minerals

Calcium, Ca

mg

29.848

Iron, Fe

mg

0.530

Magnesium, Mg

mg

5.278

Phosphorus, P

mg

1.960

Potassium, K

mg

14.714

Sodium, Na

mg

0.336

Zinc, Zn

mg

0.060

Copper, Cu

mg

0.012

Manganese, Mn

mg

0.085

Selenium, Se

mcg

0.064

Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

mg

0.700

Thiamin

mg

0.005

Niacin

mg

0.057

Vitamin B-12

mcg

0.000

Vitamin A, IU

IU

71.820

Vitamin A, RE

mcg_RE

7.182

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated

g

0.046

Cholesterol

mg

0.000

Phytosterols

mg

0.434