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Apio is a root vegetable about the size of a parsnip with off-white skin. Its flavor is unique somewhat intermediate between celery root and carrot. Its starchy taproot is a popular food item in South America where it is a major commercial crop used for stews.

Names: Apio, celery root, Arracacha, Apio criollo, Afio.

Source: Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Puerto Rico.

Handling: Like other root vegetables, Apio can be peeled, cut in half, and boiled to make creamy soups, stews and purees.

Varieties: Rapacuem

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 1g 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.