Chives

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Chives
Allium schoenoprasum
Illustration Allium schoenoprasum and Allium cepa0 clean.jpg
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Faimily: Amaryllidaceae
Subfaimily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. schoenoprasum
Binomial name
Allium schoenoprasum
L.
Chives, raw
A clump o flouerin chives
Nutreetional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 126 kJ (30 kcal)
4.35 g
Succars 1.85 g
Dietary fibre 2.5 g
0.73 g
3.27 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
(27%)
218 μg
(24%)
2612 μg
323 μg
Thiamine (B1)
(7%)
0.078 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
(10%)
0.115 mg
Niacin (B3)
(4%)
0.647 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(6%)
0.324 mg
Vitamin B6
(11%)
0.138 mg
Folate (B9)
(26%)
105 μg
Vitamin C
(70%)
58.1 mg
Vitamin E
(1%)
0.21 mg
Vitamin K
(203%)
212.7 μg
Minerals
Calcium
(9%)
92 mg
Airn
(12%)
1.6 mg
Magnesium
(12%)
42 mg
Manganese
(18%)
0.373 mg
Phosphorus
(8%)
58 mg
Potassium
(6%)
296 mg
Zinc
(6%)
0.56 mg

Percentages are roughly approximated uisin US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

Chives is the common name o Allium schoenoprasum, the smawest species o the edible onions.[1] A perennial plant, it is native tae Europe, Asie an North Americae.[2] A. schoenoprasum is the anly species o Allium native tae baith the New an the Auld Warlds.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. LaFray, Joyce (1987). Tropic Cooking: The New Cuisine from Florida and the Islands of the Caribbean. Oakland: Ten Speed Press. p. 292. ISBN 0-89815-234-8. 
  2. Allium schoenoprasum factsheet, from Kemper center for home gardening, retrieved on June 13, 2006