Description of Agar Powder, Vegetarian Substitute for Gelatin, 5 oz, NOW Foods
NOW Foods Pure Agar Powder
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Agar is a naturally gelatinous powder derived from marine red algae. It's the perfect vegetarian substitute for beef gelatin in any food application, and makes an excellent thickener for soups, jellies, ice cream and more.
Serving Size: 1/2 tsp (1.5g)
Servings Per Container: About 95
Amount per Serving % Daily Value
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 5 mg <1%
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 4%
Protein 0 g
Not a significant source of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, total sugars, added sugars, vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium.
Ingredients: Agar Powder.
Agar can be used as a vegan substitute for gelatin's functional properties.
1.In a small pot, place 1/2 teaspoon of NOW Real Food Agar Powder into 1/2 cup of water.
2.Allow mixture to simmer for 5 minutes.
3.Add desired fruits or vegetables.
4.Pour into mold and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
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