Leek

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Leek
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Genus Allium
Species Allium ampeloprasum L.
Cultivar group Leek Group (ither names are uised, e.g. Porrum Group)
Cultivar Mony, see text
Raw leeks, bulb & lawer leaves
Nutreetional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 255 kJ (61 kcal)
14.15 g
Succars 3.9 g
Dietary fibre 1.8 g
0.3 g
1.5 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
(10%)
83 μg
(9%)
1000 μg
1900 μg
Thiamine (B1)
(5%)
0.06 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
(3%)
0.03 mg
Niacin (B3)
(3%)
0.4 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(3%)
0.14 mg
Vitamin B6
(18%)
0.233 mg
Folate (B9)
(16%)
64 μg
Vitamin C
(14%)
12 mg
Vitamin E
(6%)
0.92 mg
Vitamin K
(45%)
47 μg
Meenerals
Calcium
(6%)
59 mg
Airn
(16%)
2.1 mg
Magnesium
(8%)
28 mg
Manganese
(23%)
0.481 mg
Phosphorus
(5%)
35 mg
Potassium
(4%)
180 mg
Ither constituents
Watter 83 g

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

The leek , Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum (L.), whiles kent as Allium porrum, is a vegetable that belangs, alang wi the ingan an garlic, tae the Alliaceae faimily. Twa sib vegetables, the elephant garlic an kurrat, is variant subspecies o Allium ampeloprasum an aw, awtho different in thair uisses as fuid.