A nut in the culinary sense, in the botanical sense, pine nuts are the seeds of pines. They contain 10-34% protein (depending on the species) and they are also a source of dietary fiber. Eaten in Europe and Asia since the Paleolithic Period, they are frequently added to meat, fish, salads and vegetable dishes and baked into breads. Pine nuts are an essential to Italian pesto sauce. Considered a delicacy in many parts of the world, they can be eaten raw or roasted. Make your salads and pasta sexier, and your kimchi more exotic by tossing some pine pines in. Great for snacking too.
Country of Origin: Russia
Serving Size: 100g Calories: 669kcal Protein: 15.8g Total Fat: 68.2g Total Carbohydrate: 10.6g Salt: 0