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What are lemons? About the ingredient lemons. Including 282 recipes with lemons, nutrition data, and where to find it.


See: Lemon ingredient entry for detailed information about lemons.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 NLEA serving (58g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5.4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars 1.5
Protein 0.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* 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

Lemons are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Lemons are a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices USDA nutritional food group.

How much do lemons weigh?

measure grams
1 cup, sections 212
1 fruit (2-1/8" dia) 58
1 fruit (2-3/8" dia) 84
1 wedge or slice (1/8 of one 2-1/8" dia lemon) 7
1 NLEA serving 58

In Chinese:柠檬
British (UK) term: Lemons
en français:citrons
en español:limones

Recipes using lemons

There are 270 recipes that contain this ingredient.

15 Minute Perfect Shallow Poached Salmon
Authentic Southern Barbecued Ribs (Secret Recipe)
Autumn Pumpkin Marmalade
Avocado with Crab
Baba Gannouj (Joel Rapp)
Candied Lemon Rind
Carrot Jam
Chicken Cutlets Romano
Chicken French
Chicken with Pine Nuts
Crock Pot Brown Sugar Apple Butter
Easy Microwave Lemon Curd

All 270 recipes


Usda nutrition data about 8 years ago

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