Approximately two tablespoons of lime juice equal the juice in one lime, a green citrus fruit with a sour pulp. Limes are typically smaller than lemons. Types of limes include Persian and Key.Know More
Limes are used to improve the flavor of beverages and food. Lime juice is used as an ingredient in some cocktails. Essential oils of lime are used in cleaning products, aromatherapy and perfumes.
Limes are a dietary source of vitamin C. In the 1800s, British sailors were given limes to ward off the nutritional disorder scurvy. The use of limes was considered a military secret, because it provided an advantage in allowing sailors to stay healthy while at sea for long periods.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
The juice from one medium lemon is equivalent to 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. In some recipes, lime juice, vinegar or white wine can be substituted for lemon juice.Full Answer >
The average lime contains 1.38 grams of citric acid. This varies in reality according to the size of the lime, its liquid content, its ripeness and the season.Full Answer >
One raw lime with a diameter of 2 inches and a weight of 67 grams contains 19.5 milligrams of vitamin C. In contrast, one raw lemon with a diameter of 2.13 inches and a weight of 58 grams contains 30.7 grams of vitamin C.Full Answer >
A clove is a portion of a head of garlic with generally 12 to 20 cloves in each garlic. The size of cloves will differ depending on the size of the garlic head.Full Answer >