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Common purslane

Also called: Little hogweed, pursley

Scientific name: Portulaca oleracea

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Common purslane contains 20 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity No info Common purslane do not cause any known allergic or hypersensitivity reaction according to our information.
Healthiness Excellent Common purslane is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 7 days


Can common purslane be frozen? Yes
Preparation Clean and rinse
Quality when defrosted Mediocre
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 20 kcal / 84 kj
Fat 0,36 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 3,39 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 2,03 g
Salt 0,05 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Common purslane has a very low amount of fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Common purslane contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin a


Common purslane contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities No info
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly Yes
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l common purslane in grams 180 g
1 dl common purslane in grams 18 g
1 cl common purslane in grams 1,8 g
1 ml common purslane in grams 0,18 g
1 tbsp common purslane in grams 2,7 g
1 tsp common purslane in grams 0,9 g
1 krm common purslane in grams 0,18 g
1 kg common purslane in liters 5,56 liters
1 hg common purslane in dl 5,56 dl
1 g common purslane in ml 5,56 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 0,33 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of common purslane you need to run about 0,33 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 0,71 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of common purslane you need to ride a bike about 0,71 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 6 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of common purslane you need to swim for 6 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 12 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of common purslane you need to workout for 12 minutes at a decent intensity.