A Jerusalem artichoke, also known as Jerusalem artichoke, is A vegetable tuber that is a nutritious addition to salads, sandwiches and other foods. Mix and combine the tupinambos with other fresh fruits and vegetables to create a healthy meal.
The Tupinambos, originally called Canadian artichokes, are native to North America. Samuel de Champlain brought them from Canada to England in the 17th century.
It is commonly believed that the tupinambo is related to the artichoke, but a tupinambo is actually one of the vegetables of the aster family and It looks like a potato in flavor and texture.
The size of a portion of a tupinambo is 1 cup, according to eLook Nutrition.