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Lemon juice

What is lemon juice? About the ingredient lemon juice. Including 5,168 recipes with lemon juice, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Lemon juice, a fruit juice, is the juice of lemons (citrus). Fresh lemon juice is obtained by squeezing lemons. Lemon juice, either in natural strength or concentrated, is sold as a bottled product most of the time, usually with the addition of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and a preservative.

Lemon juice can be used to make lemonade, and is, along with lime juice, an important part of many cocktails.

Lemon juice has many uses. Drinking 3 ounces of lemon juice a day can dehydrate you of fluids.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (244g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 61Calories from Fat 0
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21.1g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5.9
Protein 0.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 187%
Calcium 2% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Lemon juice is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Lemon juice is a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices USDA nutritional food group.

How much does lemon juice weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 244
1 fl oz 30
1 lemon yields 47
1 wedge yields 5

In Chinese:柠檬汁
British (UK) term: Lemon juice
en français:jus de citron
en español:jugo de limon

Recipes using lemon juice

There are 5046 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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