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Cheese, Monterey Jack

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About This Food

Description

In the 1890s, a Scotsman named David Jacks first produced Monterey Jack in Monterey, California.

With a delicate, buttery, and slightly tart flavor, Monterey Jack has a creamy, open texture and a variety of flavors including dill, garlic, hot pepper, jalapeño pepper, habañero pepper, pesto, wild morel and leek, lemon peppercorn, roasted garlic, onion and chive, salsa, five peppercorn, blueberry, apple and cinnamon, Caesar and more.

Because cheese is essentially milk that is condensed it is important to choose monterey jack cheese made from organic milk, free from hormones.

Selecting & Storing

Choose organic Monterey Jack cheese and keep refrigerated. It pairs well with Mexican-style ingredients, fruit, quesadillas, and poultry; for wines pair with fruity wines like Riesling, Colombard or Rhine; spicy Jacks are great with lager beers or Belgian-style ales.

Special diets
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • High Protein Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • Calcium
Good Source of
  • Protein
  • Phosphorous
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Sugars
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 ounce(s)cheese

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Calories: 104

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 2 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
8.48 g
Saturated Fat
5.34 g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.45 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.25 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
73 g
ALA
73 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
24.92 mg
Total Carbohydrate
0.19 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.19 g
Sugars
0.14 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
6.85 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
215.32 IU
4%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
6.16 IU
2%
Vitamin E
0.07 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.02 mg
1%
Vitamin B12
0.23 mcg
4%
Vitamin K
0.7 mg
1%
Folate
5.04 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.03 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0.11 mg
6%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
4.31 mg
1%
Minerals
Calcium
208.88 mg
21%
Copper
0.01 mg
0%
Iron
0.2 mg
1%
Magnesium
7.56 mg
2%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
124.32 mg
12%
Potassium
22.68 mg
1%
Selenium
4.06 mcg
6%
Sodium
150.08 mg
6%
Zinc
0.84 mg
6%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
21.84 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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